Yale Center for British Art
Title:
England in danger, or, The threatened invasion [graphic].
Alternate Title(s):
England in danger
Published/Created:
[England?] : [s.n.], [1852]

Physical Description:
1 printed handkerchief : cotton ; 40 x 52 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Illustrated handkerchief, printed in red on cotton, with a caption title and ten satirical vignettes with descriptions beneath. The work satirizes British concern about a French invasion after the 1851 coup d'état of Louis-Napoléon Buonaparte. The Militia Act of 1852 strengthened the role of the militia and volunteer forces in public order, and was accompanied by increased recruitment, partly by ballot.
Subject Terms:
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873. | Great Britain -- Militia -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. | Militia -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Handkerchiefs. | Cloth prints. | Printed textile materials. | Engravings -- 1852. | Satires (Visual works) -- 1852. | Textiles.