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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 prints: Political Dreamers! Visions of Peace! Perspective Horrors!



Preparing for the Grand Attack; or, a Private Rehearsal of the Ci-De-Vant Ministery in Danger

Plates 262, 263
(Side 1)


Political Dreamers! Visions of Peace! Perspective Horrors!

Preparing for the Grand Attack; or, a Private Rehearsal of the Ci-De-Vant Ministery in Danger

original James Gillray prints: The National Parachute; or John Bull conducted to Plenty and Emancipation


Sketches of the Interior of St. Stephen's as it now stands

Plate 264, 265
(Side 2)


The National Parachute; or John Bull conducted to Plenty and Emancipation


Sketches of the Interior of St. Stephen's as it now stands

$350

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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