[An Emblematical Print of Culloden.]The Sacred Lion conquers every Foe/ ... Victorious, gay, triumphing Unicorn [fifteen lines of verse in central cartouche, speech captions in upper image].
Etching and engraving, sheet 380 x 255mm. 15 x 10". Flattened creases/tears where previously folded. Trimmed to plate.
A quirky satirical broadside celebrating the Hanoverian victory over Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, at the battle of Culloden on 16th April 1746. The poem praises George II. Figures represented include Pope Benedict XI, King George II, Louis XV, King of France, and Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. Also Satan. By an anonymous engraver.
BM Satires: 2789.
[Ref: 8603] £120.00