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Double paper leaf, printed in black and painted in water-colours. Ivory sticks and guards (18+2), the former pierced. Rivet with brass ? washer Front: On the left, George II, seated on a throne under a canopy, and attended by a guard, gives an audience to a man who kneels in front of him holding a petition entitled 'Free/Trade/and Na/vigation'. In the centre, the British fleet approaches a fort and town, probably Portobello in the Isthmus of Darien (Panama). On the right, a gentleman hands out coins while another looks into a trunk of plate. Signed on left side of leaf 'S. Clark 1740'. Reverse: Undecorated. Sticks: Pierced with simple stylized plant motifs. Guards: Undecorated.
Double paper leaf, printed in black and painted in water-colours. Ivory sticks and guards (18+2), the former pierced. Rivet with brass ? washer
length: (guards): 24.4
mid 18th Century
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
M.207-1985 (Applied Arts)