‘Poor Vulcan and his Cyclops Preparing Impeachment Proof’ by William Dent was first published on April 29, 1786 ‘as the Act directs’ by J. Brown, Mayfair. It’s about the impeachment of General Warren Hastings, de facto Governor General of India, on corruption charges. It is reproduced here with the assistance of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and is from their collection.

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