London. Printed for Rob.t Sayer, Map & Printseller, at No 53 in Fleet Street. [n.d., c.1770.]
Engraving with large margins. 270 x 350mm, 10½ x 13¾". Printers' crease.
The committee of Scottish Presbyterians debating the 'League and Covenant', their attempt at religious reform which became one of Scotland's demands during negoatiatons over their involvement in the English Civil War. This satire, warning against religious extremism, is one of Hogarth's illustrations to Samuel Butler's 'Hudibras'.
Paulson 91, state iv of v.
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