Boney's threatened invasion brought to bear or taking a View of the English coast from ye Poop of the Bellerophon. George Cruikshank.

Boney's threatened invasion brought to bear or taking a View of the English coast from ye Poop of the Bellerophon

London: S.W. Fores, September 10, 1815. First edition. Pictorial Boards. Hand colored engraving 13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches in mat 19 x 15 inches. An ironic allusion to Napoleon's invasion of England For Elba as Hell Bay. As Napoleon views the coast Bertrand says, "By gar! mon Emperor. dey have erect von prospect for you/" To which Napoleon replies, "Me no like de D--n prospect." John Bull sitting on the cannon, scowls at him saying "I think how Master Boney, that instead of sending you to Hell-Bay they sho'd have sent you to Hell at once." Slight crease running vertically at center. Color are sharp and bright. Mat and illustration. Fine. Item #22528

Price: $750.00

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