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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

original gillray prints Extirpation of the Plagues of Egypt – Destruction of Revolutionary Crocodiles; or, the British Hero Cleaning the Mouth of the Nile

John Bull Taking a Luncheon; or, British Cooks Cramming Old Grumble Gizzard with Good Cheer

Plates 207*, 208
(Side 1)


Extirpation of the Plagues of Egypt – Destruction of Revolutionary Crocodiles; or, the British Hero Cleaning the Mouth of the Nile

John Bull Taking a Luncheon; or, British Cooks Cramming Old Grumble Gizzard with Good Cheer

original gillray prints Nelson's Victory; or, Good News Operating Upon Loyal Feelings

Stealing Off; or, Prudent Secession

Plate 209, 210
(Side 2)


Nelson's Victory; or, Good News Operating Upon Loyal Feelings

Stealing Off; or, Prudent Secession

$425

 

John Bull Taking a Luncheon

Plate 208
(Side 1)


John Bull Taking a Luncheon; or, British Cooks Cramming Old Grumble Gizzard with Good Cheer

(see also un-numbered plate here)

Stealing Off

Plate 210
(Side 2)


Stealing Off; or, Prudent Secession

Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(These plates are on a half-sheet, trimmed down from a full sheet at some time)

$225

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


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