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"The Works of James Gillray from the Original Plates with the Addition of Many Subjects Not Before Collected"

published by Henry G. Bohn, London
written by Charles Whiting

(1847-1851)

Original Copperplate Engravings/Etchings over 170 years old

Full Sheet Size: approximately 19.125 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

   

Blood on Thunder fording the Red Sea

The Political Banditti assailing the Saviour of India

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Plates 30 and 31
(Side 1)


Blood on Thunder fording the Red Sea

The Political Banditti assailing the Saviour of India

original James Gillray etchings Wife & no Wife – or – A trip to the Continent

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Plate 32 (Designed by Carlo Khan)
(Side 2)


Wife & no Wife – or – A trip to the Continent

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

Condition is Good to Very Good. ORIGINAL PAPER COCKLE UPPER IMAGE ON SIDE ONE AND RIGHT OF SIDE 2. 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.

$350

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


 
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