The vision  family photo
Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.

The vision

The vision
1 print : etching, hand-colored.
Print shows a young man, possibly William Pitt, the younger, being visited by a ghost from the grave, possibly the elder William Pitt, who has come "to warn thee against thy impending fate - Beware of Prerogative - beware the wily Scot, D--S, beware the haughty T--W," possibly Baron Edward Thurlow, and to "sully not the name of PITT."
  • Title from item.
  • Paper watermarked on middle of sheet.
  • Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
  • Cartoon Prints, British
  • Pitt, William,--1759-1806.
  • Pitt, William,--Earl of Chatham,--1708-1778.
  • Ghosts--1780-1790.
  • Politics & government--Great Britain--1780-1790.
  • Etchings--Hand-colored--1780-1790.
  • Satires (Visual works)--British--1780-1790.
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