John Bull and Napoleon!!To the tune of the Blue Bell of Scotland.
London Pub by Ackermann. 101. Strand London Aug.t 13. 1803.
Hand coloured etching with letterpress broadside below. Watermarked paper 1801. Sheet size: 370 x 240mm (14½ x 9½"). Chips to top and bottom edges. Damaged.
The antagonists face each other across a narrow channel between two patches of land. John Bull is seen on the left with a clenched fist and sturdy walking-stick. Bonaparte in a large plumed bicorne, is on the right, holding an enormous sabre. Five verses below.
BM Satires: 10064.
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