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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

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

original James Gillray etchings The First Kiss these Ten Years! or, The Meeting of Britannia and Citizen FrancoiseA Phantasmagoria;_ Scene: Conjuring up an Armed Skeleton

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Plate 331, 332
(Side 1)

Patriots Deciding a Point of Honour!

John Bull and the Sinking Fund:_A Petty Scheme for Reducing the Taxes and Paying off the National Debt!

original James Gillray etchings John Bull Offering Little Boney Fair Play

The State Waggoner and John Bull; or, the Waggon Too Much for the Donkeys

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Plate 333, 334
(Side 2)

Election Candidates; or, The Republican Goose at the Top of the Poll. The Devil Helping Behind.

The Fall of Icarus

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.



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