Over with him

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Over with him
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Elizabeth Darchery (Publisher)

Over with him

London, Elizabeth Darchery, Feb 28th. 1783

Etching

Original hand colouring

335 x 225 mm

£160

Fox, with a fox’s head, tumbling Lord Shelburne out of a wheelbarrow. Shelburne, arms and legs outstretched, lies on his back in the barrow, which Fox (left) is tilting on its side. From clouds above Fox’s head appears the head of Lord North as Boreas directing a blast from his mouth at Shelburne’s face. Beneath the title is inscribed, “The Devil can’t Stand against a Double force. Vide the Votes of H: C: on ye 18 of Feby 1783 BM 6177