Photograph Size: 8x12 | Ready to frame in any standard size frame | Frame Not Included | Archival Quality Reproduction |
London : by Fielding & Walker, Pater-Noster-Row, 1779 July 1st. photograph: The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during and at the close of the last session of Parliament, June 1779 Summary: Print shows a man directing a boy to view a peepshow of events and actions of the British government, as well as international affairs involving England. The peepshow presents 12 views in three columns; number 2, at the top of the middle column, is titled "The generals in America doing nothing, or worse than nothing." It depicts General William Howe asleep outside his tent while in the background General Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga. Subjects: Peepshows, England, 1770-1780. Politics & government, England, 1770-1780. Commerce, England, 1770-1780. United States, History, Revolution, 1775-1783.