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British Tars towing Danish fleet into harbour, the broad-bottom Leviathan trying to swamp Billy's old boat, and the little Corsican tottering on the Clouds of Ambition
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Gillray, J.; Humphrey, H.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1807
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 10 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in
Uncolored cartoon featuring the scene as described in the title. The Leviathan is depicted as a whale with three human heads, each sitting up water which is labeled "Opposition clamour", "Detraction", and "Envy". At far right is a shore with an inn marked "The Good Old Royal George" and a man with a tankard sitting outside, waving his hat and yelling praise to the men in the "Billy Pitt". Title and artist information printed below image; production information and number "343" printed above. Another cartoon, titled "Delicious Dreams!" on verso.