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"The Works of James Gillray from the Original Plates with the Addition of Many Subjects Not Before Collected"

(1847-1851)
published by Henry G. Bohn, London
written by Charles Whiting

Original Copperplate Engravings over 170 years old

Full Sheet Size: approximately 19 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)
Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet)

Image size varies from engraving to engraving. Most, but not all, plates have engravings on both sides of the sheet, as published by Bohn.

Click here for contemporary (1851) descriptions and analyses of the cartoons by James Gillray

Click here for the index to subjects in James Gillray's cartoons

Source: Historical & Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray; Comprising A Political and Humorous History of the Latter Part of the Reign of George the Third

by Thomas Wright, Esq., F.S.A. and R. H. Evans, Esq.

Published: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1851

Original James Gillray prints A Hackney Meeting

Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Old Man
Plate 143, 144
(Side 1)

A Hackney Meeting

Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Old Man

Gillray's original of The Dog Tax



Democratic Levelling
Plates 145, 146
(Side 2)

The Dog Tax

Democratic Levelling; Alliance a la Francoise; or, the Union of the Coronet and Clyster-pipe

$225


A Hackney Meeting
Plate 143
(Side 1)

A Hackney Meeting

The Dog Tax
Plate 145
(Side 2)

The Dog Tax

(These plates are on a half-sheet, trimmed down from a full sheet at some time)

$85


Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Old Man
Plate 144
(Side 1)

Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Old Man

Democratic Levelling
Plate 146
(Side 2)

Democratic Levelling; Alliance a la Francoise; or, the Union of the Coronet and Clyster-pipe

(These plates are on a half-sheet, trimmed down from a full sheet at some time)

$75


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