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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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original james gillray etchings Horrors of the Irish Union; Botheration of Poor Pat; or, a Whisper Across the Channel



Meeting of the Monied Interest; Constitutional Opposition to the Ten Per Cent; i.e. John Bull's Friends Alarmed by the New Tax

Plates 215, 216
(Side 1)


Horrors of the Irish Union; Botheration of Poor Pat; or, a Whisper Across the Channel

Meeting of the Monied Interest; Constitutional Opposition to the Ten Per Cent; i.e. John Bull's Friends Alarmed by the New Tax

(see also "Meeting of the Monied Interest" with "Nelson's Victory" on an earlier un-numbered plate)

original james gillray etchings Horrors of the Irish Union; Botheration of Poor Pat; or, a Whisper Across the Channel



Meeting of the Monied Interest; Constitutional Opposition to the Ten Per Cent; i.e. John Bull's Friends Alarmed by the New Tax

Plates 217, 218
(Side 2)

 

Buonaparte Hearing of Nelson's Victory, swears by his sword to Extirpate the English from off the Earth

(see also here for an earlier, un-numbered print of "Buonaparte hearing of Nelson's Victory" with "John Bull taking a Luncheon")

$375

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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