John Bull Stung to Agony by Insects political cartoon, 1813

John Bull, a caricature of England, attempts to defend himself from the Wasp and Hornet as they sting him. These stingers are representations of the American warships The Wasp and The Hornet that defeated the British Navy early in the war. 

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Collection:Historical Society of Pennsylvania medium graphics collection (#V64)
Date:1813-03-01
Alternate Date:Circa 1813
Call Number:Bb 612 J613
Format: Electronic
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Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/12391
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Summary: John Bull, a caricature of England, attempts to defend himself from the Wasp and Hornet as they sting him. These stingers are representations of the American warships The Wasp and The Hornet that defeated the British Navy early in the war.