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Political Chimists and German Retorts, Or Dissolving the Protector of the Rhenish Confederacy

  • Thomas Rowlandson, English
  • Image: 9.5 x 13.5 in.
    Iron gall ink drawing with graphite underdrawing on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.147
  • No known copyright restrictions


A political satire on the consequences of allied victories. In a goblet-shaped glass vessel on the top of a cylindrical "German stove," a little Napoleon is being heated to dissolution point.

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