The condition of Britain and Europe

The condition of Britain and Europe

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Caption: The condition of Britain and Europe, An hieroglyphic, describing the state of Great Britain and the Continent of Europe, for 1804. John Bull is sitting under a oak tree suppported by 'Trade and commerce'. Napoleon Bonaparte is represented as a dragon figure. The three lions represent the armed forces of Great Britain. Image taken from Loyal and patriotic hand-bills, songs, addresses, etc. on the threatened invasion of Great Britain by Buonaparte. Originally published in London, 1803. Illustrated by Luigi Mayer.

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