The Chancellors' Hobby, or More Taxes for John Bull. Caricature, W. Thomas Tegg Heath, pub.

The Chancellors' Hobby, or More Taxes for John Bull.

London: Thomas Tegg, 1819. The Chancellor is riding a money sack on wheels, kicking John Bull in the mouth. Bull exclaims "What the Devil, the fellow at- are you going to cram all this Down my Throat Zounds you will choak (sic) me". The Chancellor replies "Take care John I don't rightly know how to manage my new Hobby it is rather a heavy machine if you don't go out of the road to Bottany Bay or America I can't answer for the consequence." The signposts point to America, to Starvation, to Ruin. Published June 19, 1819. Copper engraved caricature with period hand color, 14 x 10". British Museum catalogue 13244. Libraries Australia ID 5955530. Item #8233

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