The British Lion engaging Four Powers

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.

Object Details

ID: PAF3918
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Barrow, J.
Date made: 14 Jun 1782
Exhibition: The Atlantic: Slavery, Trade, Empire; War and Conflict
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Mount: 245 mm x 375 mm

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