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English: Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or— The Vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power.

Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono publico.

SUMMARY: Pitt steering small boat, The Constitution, which also carries Britannia, towards a castle with a flag inscribed "Haven of Public Happiness". They are pursued by Sheridan, Fox, and Priestley, who are sharks, dogs of Scylla.

MEDIUM: 1 print : engraving, color.

CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Pub. by H. Humphrey, April 8th 1793.
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Source Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZC4-3137 (color film copy transparency), uncompressed archival TIFF version (4 MB), level color (pick white point), cropped, and converted to JPEG (quality level 88) with the GIMP 2.4.5.
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Political Cartoon: Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis

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current07:47, 14 July 2008Thumbnail for version as of 07:47, 14 July 20081,045 × 885 (354 KB)EubulidesComplete version, rather than being a useless snippet. Also, use a color version from the Library of Congress.
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