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The British Lion engaging Four Powers


Object connections:

ExhibitionsThe Atlantic: Slavery, Trade, Empire, War and Conflict
User collections Cute animals by BirgittaPeippo
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PAF3918
Description In this print, France, portrayed as a cockerel, is condemned for intervening in the war on the American side in 1778. Spain and Holland, represented by dogs, are also criticized for exploiting the rebellion of the treacherous American serpent to launch unprovoked attacks upon Britain.
Date made 14 June 1782

Artist/Maker Barrow, J.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching, coloured
Measurements Mount: 245 mm x 375 mm
  • The British Lion engaging Four Powers (PAF3918)
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