French Liberty. British Slavery

Hand-colored etching | 24.9 x 35.5cm | December 21, 1792

James Gillray

A tattered Frenchman warms his feet at a meager fire while dining on raw scallions and live snails. Deluded and nearing starvation, he declares that Liberté has turned France into a paradise flowing with milk and honey. In an adjacent panel, a portly...
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