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British Liberty Tree

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Title

British Liberty Tree

Description

These painted engravings ridicule the unrest wrought by French revolutionaries by contrasting French subversion with British stability. The "British Liberty Tree" in this image is assigned to the mock Latin genus of "Stabilissimus," while the more sickly looking "Foreign Tree" (depicted in the following image) is put in the genus "Subitarius."

Source

mfr 88.72/1

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/68/

Identifier

68