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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

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Antique and Vintage Humor and Satire prints

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 etchings Begging No Robbers; i.e. Voluntary Contribution; or, John Bull Escaping a Forced Loan

End of the Irish Invasion; or, The Destruction of the French Armada

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Plate 158, 159
(Side 1)


Begging No Robbers; i.e. Voluntary Contribution; or, John Bull Escaping a Forced Loan

End of the Irish Invasion; or, The Destruction of the French Armada

original James Gillray etchings The Giant Factotum Amusing Himself

The Lion's Share

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Plates 160, 161
(Side 2)


The Giant Factotum Amusing Himself

The Lion's Share

Overall sheet size is approximately 19.125 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)

Condition is Good to Very Good. Minor foxing/staining in margins, not affecting image areas.
Typical appropriate age toning of paper. Please refer to enlargement by clicking on thumbnail images above.

$475


Begging No Robbery
Plate 158
(Side 1)


Begging No Robbery

The Giant Factotum
Plate 160
(Side 2)


The Giant Factotum

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

$100
(Plate 160 trimmed close on left side)


End of the Irish Invasion
Plate 159
(Side 1)

End of the Irish Invasion; or, the Destruction of the French Armada

The Lion's Share
Plate 161
(Side 2)

The Lion's Share

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

$125