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The triumph of Quassia

London : Pubd. June 10th, 1806 by H. Humphrey, 1806, printed 1851?

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; 32 x 45 cm.

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A satire of a proposed tax affecting brewers and the alleged substitution of quassia for hops. Quassia is the wood, bark, or root of a South American tree from which a bitter decoction is obtained for medicinal purposes. In the print, which shows a triumphal procession of an African woman symbolizing quassia being carried on a barrel, various political figures of the day, including Fox, are satirized.

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<p>A satire of a proposed tax affecting brewers and the alleged substitution of quassia for hops.  Quassia is the wood, bark, or root of a South American tree from which a bitter decoction is obtained for medicinal purposes. In the print, which shows a triumphal procession of an African woman symbolizing quassia being carried on a barrel, various political figures of the day, including Fox, are satirized.</p>
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The triumph of Quassia

London : Pubd. June 10th, 1806 by H. Humphrey, 1806, printed 1851?

<p>A satire of a proposed tax affecting brewers and the alleged substitution of quassia for hops.  Quassia is the wood, bark, or root of a South American tree from which a bitter decoction is obtained for medicinal purposes. In the print, which shows a triumphal procession of an African woman symbolizing quassia being carried on a barrel, various political figures of the day, including Fox, are satirized.</p>
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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; 32 x 45 cm.

ABSTRACT

A satire of a proposed tax affecting brewers and the alleged substitution of quassia for hops. Quassia is the wood, bark, or root of a South American tree from which a bitter decoction is obtained for medicinal purposes. In the print, which shows a triumphal procession of an African woman symbolizing quassia being carried on a barrel, various political figures of the day, including Fox, are satirized.

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