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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

original James Gillray etchings The Genera of Patriotism; or, The Bloomsbury Farmer Planting Bedforshire Wheat

John Bull and his Dog Faithful

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Plate 147, 148
(Side 1)


The Generae of Patriotism; or, The Bloomsbury Farmer Planting Bedforshire Wheat

John Bull and his Dog Faithful

original James Gillray etchings The Wine Duty; or, The Triumph of Bacchus and Silenus; with John Bull's Remonstrance

The Dissolution; or, The Alchymist Producing an Aethereal Representation

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Plates 149, 150
(Side 2)


The Wine Duty; or, The Triumph of Bacchus and Silenus; with John Bull's Remonstrance

The Dissolution; or, The Alchymist Producing an Aethereal Representation

Overall sheet size is approximately 19.125 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)

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.

$375


The Generae of Patriotism
Plate 147
(Side 1)

The Generae of Patriotism

The Wine Duty
Plate 149
(Side 2)

The Wine Duty

(These plates are on a half-sheet, trimmed down from a full sheet at some time)

$95


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