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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 French Generals Retiring on Account of their Health; with Lepaux Presiding in the Directorial Dispensary

Allied Powers Unbooting Egalite

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Plate 245, 246
(Side 1)

French Generals Retiring on Account of their Health; with Lepaux Presiding in the Directorial Dispensary

Allied Powers Unbooting Egalite

original James Gillray etchings The Reception in Holland

Exit Liberte a la Francoise! or, Buonaparte Closing the Farce of Egalite at St. Cloud, near Paris

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Plates 247, 248
(Side 2)

The Reception in Holland

Exit Liberte a la Francoise! or, Buonaparte Closing the Farce of Egalite at St. Cloud, near Paris

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


Allied Powers Unbooting Egalite

Plate 246
(Side 1)


Allied Powers Unbooting Egalite

Exit Liberte a la Fran├žoise!

Plate 248
(Side 2)


Exit Liberte a la Francoise! or, Buonaparte Closing the Farce of Egalite at St. Cloud, near Paris

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

$275