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Artist unknown :Arms of the Greeks! Vide Stockdales publication - 41 Pall Mall, Aug[us]t 1817. Dublin, Pub[lished] by McCleary, Nussant [?] St Dublin.

Reference Number: A-059-001

Coat of arms showing a raven perched on a gaming table, under which lie wine bottles and a fallen wine glass, a pot of gold and paper money, crossed swords and pistols. The table is supported by part bird, part human clawed feet and legs. It holds billiard balls and cues, dice and a pack of cards. On either side are gibbets marked "To hell" (with a noose) and "To Botany Bay" (with a pistol). Above the raven is a banner inscribed "Let those laugh, who win".

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Etchings, related to Dublin) McCleary (Publishers, John Joseph Stockdale, Dublin, Botany Bay, Swords, Card games, Money, Signs and symbols, Billiards, Drinking of alcoholic beverages, Gambling - Great Britain, Ravens, Gallows - Great Britain, Caricatures and cartoons - Australia, Transportation and Pistols.

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Artist unknown :Arms of the Greeks! Vide Stockdales publication - 41 Pall Mall, Aug[us]t 1817. Dublin, Pub[lished] by McCleary, Nussant [?] St Dublin., Reference Number A-059-001 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Etching, hand-coloured 267 x 203 mm (image) on sheet 320 x 235 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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