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Creator:
Print made by William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
After William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:

The Invasion, Plate 2: England

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Invasion

Date:
1756
Medium:
Line engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 15 1/4 inches (32.1 × 38.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso, in graphite, lower right: "Hogarth | Paulson no 203 3/3"

Lettered above image: "Design'd & Etch'd by Wm. Hogarth | ENGLAND PLATE 2d. \ Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March 8th 1756."; lettered inside image: "Duke of Cumberland | Roast & Boil'd every Day | You take a my fine ships, you be de Pirate, you be de Foes | me send my grand Armies & hang you all, Morblu."; lettered below image: "See John the Soldier, Jack the Jar, | With Sword & Pistol arm'd for War, | Should Mounsir dare come here! | The Hungry Slaves have smelt our Food. | They long to taste our Flesh and Blood? | Old England's Beef and Beer! | Britons to Arms! And let 'em come! | Be you but Britons still, Strick Home, | And Lion-like attack 'em | No Power can stand the deadly Stroke, | That's given from hands & hearts of Oak. | With Liberty to back em!".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art,Gift of Suzanne and William H. Speaker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.24.3
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:82088
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