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Description

Three male figures; one kneeling covered with feathers and a rope around his neck; the others stand at his side, one with large oil teapot-shaped object and other with a bat

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Maker
Bowles, Carrington (Maker)
Date
1774
Possibly
Inscriptions
For the Custom House Officers landing the Tea/ They Tarr'd him and Feather'd him, just as you see./ And they drench'd him so well both behind and before./ That he begg'd for God's sake they would drench him no more.
Location of origin
London, England
Material
mezzotint (process)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
mezzotint (process)
Noose
Politics
politics
Print
prints (visual works)
Stipple Engraved
Tar
tea
Tea
Dimensions
16 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.40
Credit Line
Gift of William Brewster
GUSN
30804

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