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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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Antique and Vintage Humor and Satire prints

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 Egyptian Sketches

L'Insurrection de L'Institute Amphibie

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Plate 221, 222
(Side 1)

Egyptian Sketches

L'Insurrection de L'Institute Amphibie

original James Gillray etchings The Tables Turned. Billy in the Devil's Claws. Billy Sending the Devil Packing.

Political Ravishment; or, The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street in Danger

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Plates 223, 224
(Side 2)

L'Infanterie Française en Egypte

Praetor Urbanus;_Inauguration of the Coptic Mayor of Cairo, preceded by the Procureur de la Commune

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


Egyptian Sketches

Plate 221
(Side 1)


Egyptian Sketches

L'Infanterie Fran├žaise en Egypte

Plate 223
(Side 2)


L'Infanterie Française en Egypte

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

$125


L'Insurrection de L'Institute Amphibie

Plate 222
(Side 1)


L'Insurrection de L'Institute Amphibie

Praetor Urbanus

Plate 224
(Side 2)


Praetor Urbanus

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

$150