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Image of The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught - Anonymous

The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught - Anonymous

Paul Revere made this cartoon famous when he copied the design for Isaiah Thomas's colonial publication, 'Royal American Magazine' [Vol 1, No. 10, June 1774]. See the Catalogue of Personal and Political Satires, Volume 5, no. 5226.; Within image, upper left: 'Boston cannonaded' British Museum Description: America, a partly-draped female figure, is being held down by Lord Mansfield (r.) in judge's wig and robes, while North, holding her by the throat, pours the contents of a tea-pot down her mouth. America ejects the tea in a stream directed at North's face. From his pocket hangs a paper inscribed "Boston Port Bill". Sandwich (l.) kneels, holding America down by an ankle, while he lifts t