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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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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

gillray original engravings Ars Musica

A Welch Tandem

Plates 500, 501
(Side 1)

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Ars Musica

A Welch Tandem

James Gillray originalsWhat can little T_O_do?

Fat Cattle

Elegance democratique. A Sketch found near high Wycombe

Plates 502, 503, 504
(middle double-page spread, with fold, as issued)

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What can little T_O_do?

Fat Cattle

Elegance democratique. A Sketch found near high Wycombe.

James Gillray originalsAnacreonticks in full song

Metallic Tractors

Plates 505, 506
(Side 2)

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Anacreonticks in full song

Metallic Tractors

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.

$425

 


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