Wednesday, 2 January 2019

The Plumb Pudding

The Plumb-pudding in danger, or, State epicures taking and petit souper. The great Globe itself and all that inherit [sic], is too small to satisfy such insatiable appetites.

SUMMARY: William Pitt, wearing a regimental uniform and hat, sitting at a table with Napoleon. They are each carving a large plum pudding on which is a map of the world. Pitt's slice is considerably larger than Napoleon's. 

By British caricaturist James Gillray. Etching, hand-colored.
CREATED / PUBLISHED: London: H. Humphrey, February 26, 1805.

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