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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

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 Church Militant Irish Gratitude

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Plates 5 and 6
(Side 1)


The Church Militant

Irish Gratitude

original James Gillray etchings Guy Vaux

The Jubilee

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Plates 7 and 8
(Side 2)


Guy Vaux

The Jubilee

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.

$250




Plate 6
(Side 1)


Irish Gratitude



Plate 8
(Side 2)


The Jubilee

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

Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet)

$125


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