Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1774

GUSN

GUSN-30804

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
mezzotint (process)
politics
tea
Stipple Engraved
Tar
Noose
Politics
Tea
Print

Inscription

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.

Maker

Bowles, Carrington (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

16 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Brewster

Accession Number

1926.40

Date

1774 (Possibly)