Forty Six and Fifty Six.
Engraving with old colour. 195 x 325mm.
Two views comparing England in 1746 and 1756. On the right is 1746, with patriotic British troops marching to defend their country from the Jacobite Rebellion, watched by George II and the Duke of Cumberland. On the left the troops are Hessian mercenaries, brought in to protect against a possible French invasion, only interested in discussing their pay. On the wall are the Duke of Newcastle and Mr Henry.Fox, later Baron Holland, the most unpopular politician of his day.
[Ref: 6848] £280.00