General election; William Pitt's political ascendancy confirmed

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : .


Gillray’s Promis’d Horrors of the French Revolution, 1796.

Gillray’s famous print, Promis’d Horrors of the French Revolution, was produced in 1796 for Hannah Humphrey’s shop in Old Bond Street and became a very popular anti-Jacobin image. The print shows St James’s Street, London, with two famous political clubs, White’s to the left and Brookes’ to the right, being sacked by the French …

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Editors. "General election; William Pitt's political ascendancy confirmed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 December 2007
[, accessed 01 December 2015.]

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