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The Modern Idol Jaggernaut, fourth plate opposite page 46 in the book The Grand Master or Adventures of Qui Hi? in Hindostan, A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos by Quiz (London: Thomas Tegg, 1816)
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Date:
1816
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching And Aquatint (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 240 x 147 mm (9 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.38792.4
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The Governor General as an idol with three sets of arms, sitting cross-legged in an open car, pushed by British soldiers; the wheels of the car trample Indian men and soldiers labelled 'Merit' and 'Humanity'. A bishop stands at the front of the car.
For comment on the book see the entry for the whole volume (1963.30.38792.1-27)

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