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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

James Gillray cartoons ohn Bull Baited by the Dogs or Excise



Smelling Out A Rat; or, The Athesistical Revolutionist Disturbed in his Midnight Calculation

Plates 44, 45
(Side 1)


John Bull Baited by the Dogs or Excise

Smelling Out A Rat; or, The Athesistical Revolutionist Disturbed in his Midnight Calculation

Gillray cartoonsThe Landing of Sir John Bull and his family at Boulogne-sur-mer



The Funeral Procession of Miss Regency

Plates 46, 47
(double page middle spread)


The Landing of Sir John Bull and his family at Boulogne-sur-mer

The Funeral Procession of Miss Regency

James Gillray cartoons Bandelures

Barbarities in the West Indies

Plates 48, 49
(Side 2)


Bandelures

Barbarities in the West Indies

$425


(24.75 x 37.5 inches, triple-fold, as issued)


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