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Title(s):

The rose, shamrock, & thistle.

Additional Title(s):

Rose, shamrock, and thistle.

Published/Created:
[Great Britain] : [s.n.], [1815]
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving ; plate mark 17 x 13 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC239 .R67 1815+ Oversize
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Classification:
Prints
Notes:
"To general union, this plate containing profiles of eight illustrious personages is most humbly inscribed, by a friend of liberty."
"Left side: Prince Regent, King of Prussia, Marshall Blucher. Right side: King of England, Emperor of Austria, Duke of Wellington. Center: Louis XVIII, Emperor of Russia."
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. Trimmed to plate mark.
A picture puzzle engraving of a patriotic posy, the leaves of which frame voids in the shape of the profiles of eight British and European leaders in coalition against Napoleon. It may have been produced as a response to the Bonapartist "Corporal Violette," whose flower included profiles of the Emperor Napoleon, Maria Louisa, and the young King of Rome.
Subject Terms:
Alexander I, Emperor of Russia, 1777-1825.
Blücher, Gebhard Leberecht von, 1742-1819.
Francis I, Emperor of Austria, 1768-1835.
Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837.
Louis XVIII, King of France, 1755-1824.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Elba and the Hundred Days, 1814-1815.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
Signs and symbols -- Political aspects -- Europe.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.
Form/Genre:
Botanical illustrations.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1815.
Picture puzzles.
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