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A correct plan and elevation of the famous French raft , Feby. 1st 1798
A correct plan and elevation of the famous French raft : constructed on purpose for the invasion of England and intended to carry 30,000 men, ammunition, stores &c. &c.
- [London] : Pubd. by SW Fores no. 50 Piccadilly, corner of Sackville street, Feby. 1st 1798.
- Physical Description:
- 1 broadside : ill. ; 37 x 27 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Full Orbis Record:
- "Engraved from a drawing made by an officer at Brest and now in possession of the publisher."
Imprint information from bookdealer.
Historical sketch of the art of caricature, p. 135
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks imprint; it may have been trimmed off at bottom. Hand-colored.
- Subject Terms:
- English wit and humor -- Early works to 1800.Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1798.Fores, S. W. -- Publisher.Great Britain -- History -- 1789-1820 -- Caricatures and cartoons -- Early works to 1800.Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Proposed invasion of England, 1793-1805 -- Caricatures and cartoons -- Early works to 1800.Satire, English -- Early works to 1800.
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