King George's head was made of lead : production material.

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King George's head was made of lead : production material.

1 ink illustration for title page, 1 proof, 1 dedication page, 1 verso of title page & 1 page for contents on 1 board, 24 ink illustrations with 28 (total) overlays on 14 boards. The statue of King George III, erected in Battery Park after the repeal of the Stamp Tax, tells his version of the events leading to the American Revolution.

Illustrations: 57 items.

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