Jack in a White Squall, amongst breakers - on the Lee Shore of St. Catherines

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Title

Jack in a White Squall, amongst breakers - on the Lee Shore of St. Catherines

Subject

Image of female tavernkeepers harrassing a man to pay his bill

Description

This is a British political cartoon showing the perceived actions of female tavernkeepers in 1811. The image is captioned, "Jack in a White Squall, amongst breakers-- on the Lee shore of St. Catherines." The women in the cartoon are large, hysterical, and unorderly. The man is shown in an outfit of a sailor. In the background of the image, shows many bottles of alcohol and an unkempt tavern.

Creator

W. Elmes

Source

Thomas Tegg

Date

16 August 1811

Contributor

Brenna Reilley

Files

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Citation

W. Elmes, “Jack in a White Squall, amongst breakers - on the Lee Shore of St. Catherines,” Mason's Legacies, accessed September 24, 2021, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/277.

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