The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering

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Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Philip Dawe
published on 14 November 2023
The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering Download Full Size Image

The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering, political cartoon attributed to Philip Dawe, depicting several Bostonian Sons of Liberty forcing tea down the throat of a British tax collector, who has already been tarred and feathered. The Boston Liberty Tree can be seen in the background on the right side, with a noose hanging from it; on the left side of the background, the Boston Tea Party takes place. Printed for Robert Sayer & John. Bennett, Map & Printseller, No. 53, Fleet Street as the Act directs, October 1774.

John Carter Brown Library, Providence.

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Dawe, P. (2023, November 14). The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18149/the-bostonians-paying-the-excise-man-or-tarring-an/

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Dawe, Philip. "The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 14, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18149/the-bostonians-paying-the-excise-man-or-tarring-an/.

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Dawe, Philip. "The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Nov 2023. Web. 23 Jul 2024.

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