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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

Click here for the index to subjects in James Gillray's cartoons

   

A Birmingham Toast, as given on the 14th of July, by the _________ Revolution Society

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Plate 58
(Side 1)


A Birmingham Toast, as given on the 14th of July, by the _________ Revolution Society

original James Gillray etchings An Excrescense; – a Fungus; – alias – a Toadstool upon a Dunghill

The Soldier's Return; – or – Rare News for Old England

The Introduction

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Plates 59, 60, and 61
(Side 2)


An Excrescense; – a Fungus; – alias – a Toadstool upon a Dunghill

The Soldier's Return; – or – Rare News for Old England

The Introduction

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

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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