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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

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 Dagger Scene; or, The Plot discover'd

The Blood of the Murdered crying for Vengeance

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Plates 96, 97
(Side 1)


The Dagger Scene; or, The Plot discover'd

The Blood of the Murdered crying for Vengeance

original James Gillray etchings A Democrat; or, Reason & Philosophy

The Chancellor of the Inquisition marking the Incorrigibles

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Plates 98, 99
(Side 2)


A Democrat; or, Reason & Philosophy

The Chancellor of the Inquisition marking the Incorrigibles

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. Crease upper corner well away from images.
Typical appropriate age toning of paper. Please refer to enlargement by clicking on thumbnail images above.

$325


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