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Photograph Description: The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs Date Created Published: London : Pubd by J. Barrow, N. 84 Dorset Street, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, 1782 Novr. 8. Summary: Print shows a rattlesnake, representing America, presenting a basket of frogs to a Frenchman. Includes a short verse advising Britons to drive a wedge between the Americans and the French during the peace negotiation process. Notes: Title from item. No. 10 in a series published by J. Barrow. Printed lower right: N.B. The rattlesnake is a character chosen by America. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 6039 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection . Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1975, no. 826. Subjects: Rattlesnakes--1780-1790. Intervention (International law)--1780-1790. Peace treaties--Great Britain--1780-1790. Peace treaties--United States--1780-1790. Peace treaties--France--1780-1790. Frogs--1780-1790. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Peace. Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1780-1790. Etchings--British--1780-1790.