A large, muzzled and chained dog representing England, is shown being attacked by several men who represent England's enemies, the countries of the armed neutrality league and its allies -- a Swede, a Dane, a Frenchman with an umbrella, a Spaniard with a cane, a Dutchman holding the dog by the tail, an American with a single feather in his hat, and one woman, Catherine of Russia, holding a caduceus and a sword. In the background, a woman, labeled "Queen of the Sea," stripped to the waist, wearing a crown, and hanging by her wrists from a gallows is being whipped by a man dressed as a naval officer and identified as J. Paul Jones. The print includes legend to numbered figures below title.
Assault and battery. Great Britain--Foreign relations--1760-1789. United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 5, no. 5715
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