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State cooks, or the downfall of the fish kettle: Print shows George III and Lord North standing in a kitchen, both wear aprons, George III has his back to the fireplace, between them, on the floor, is an overturned kettle of fish, each labelled with the name of a colony. George III says, 'O Boreas, the loss of these fish will ruin us forever', North replies, 'My honoured liege never fret. Minden & I will cook 'em yet', on the wall behind North is a map labelled 'Plan of North America'. etching, hand-collared 1781

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State cooks, or the downfall of the fish kettle:  Print shows George III and Lord North standing in a kitchen, both wear aprons, George III has his back to the fireplace, between them, on the floor, is an overturned kettle of fish, each labelled with the name of a colony. George III says, 'O Boreas, the loss of these fish will ruin us forever', North replies, 'My honoured liege never fret. Minden & I will cook 'em yet', on the wall behind North is a map labelled 'Plan of North America'. etching, hand-collared  1781