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Boyne, John, 1750-1810 :Non commission officers embarking for Botany Bay. [London] H. Humphreys, 1786.

Reference Number: C-034-009

In September 1786 newspapers first reported the intention of the government to send convicts to Botany Bay. This print is a satire on the bankruptcy, political and financial, of the Opposition, and shows the Prince of Wales, Fox, Burke and friends in a ship's boat putting off from shore.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Charles James Fox, King of Great Britain George IV, Edmund Burke, John Boyne, London, Penal colonies, Caricatures and cartoons - Great Britain and Australia - Emigration and immigration.

Part of:
Boyne, John, 1750-1810 :Non commission officers embarking for Botany Bay. [London] H. Humphreys, 1786., Reference Number C-034-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Etching (hand-col), 161 x 217 mm. Single art work

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