Figure 6.1 The Plumb Pudding in Danger. Pitt and Napoleon exercise their own version of
intervention at the global scale in James Gillray’s famous political caricature of
1805. In the image, Pitt slices a chunk of ocean, while Napoleon helps himself to
Europe – allegories of the respective areas of influence of the two countries.
Source: Reproduced with permission from Wellcome Library, London.