A political cartoon of Napoleon's return from Elba in March 1815

Print/Image

Description

English

Full title
The fox and the goose; or, Boney broke loose! Designed by P.H., Esq. [Etched probably by George Cruikshank].
Published
1815 , London
Format
Print / Image
Creator
P H [illustrator] , George Cruikshank [etcher]
Held by
British Library
Usage Terms
Free from known copyright restrictions
Shelfmark
Maps 185.r.2.(2)

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