The Corsican Spider in His Web.  Political cartoon dated July 12, 1808, showing Napoleon as a spider devouring European countries trapped in his web.  From an etching by Thomas Rowlandson after a work by George Moutard Woodward.
RM2C21A6PThe Corsican Spider in His Web. Political cartoon dated July 12, 1808, showing Napoleon as a spider devouring European countries trapped in his web. From an etching by Thomas Rowlandson after a work by George Moutard Woodward.
The Corsican Spider in His Web!, (Napoleon Bonaparte), etching by Thomas Rowlandson, 1808
RM2BGENDAThe Corsican Spider in His Web!, (Napoleon Bonaparte), etching by Thomas Rowlandson, 1808
. Caricature of Napoleon I. (British political cartoon); Napoleon is a spider, labelled Unbounded Ambition, swallowing flies caught in his web, the countries of Europe. Only Britain, Turkey, Russia and the Pope remain partly free.; Publisher's number: 49  The Corsican spider in his web!. 12 July 1808. Bodleian Libraries, The Corsican spider in his web
RMMMTDPY. Caricature of Napoleon I. (British political cartoon); Napoleon is a spider, labelled Unbounded Ambition, swallowing flies caught in his web, the countries of Europe. Only Britain, Turkey, Russia and the Pope remain partly free.; Publisher's number: 49 The Corsican spider in his web!. 12 July 1808. Bodleian Libraries, The Corsican spider in his web