ROBERTS, Piercy (publisher) – Little !!ships!! or John Bull very inquisitive. London, Roberts, n.d. (1803).
Plate: 265 x 350mm; Sheet: 275 x 360mm; Hand-coloured etching
This satire shows John Bull confronting Napoleon seating at a small table, and busily building model ships. A large basket full of ships stands on the ground behind Napoleon. This cartoon responds to the fear of a French invasion of England.
BM Satires 9995; Broadley A 547; Arenenberg 9