Research Catalog

Political caricatures

Title
Political caricatures [graphic].
Author
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Publication
1786-1789.

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Details

Additional Authors
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
Description
8 prints : etching, aquatint, some col.; 39.2 x 211.5 cm. or smaller.
Summary
Political caricatures from the reign of George III, including satires on the French Revolution and the Order of the Bath. Individuals depicted include Edmund Burke, George III, George IV, Queen Charlotte and Louis XVI.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Caricatures – Great Britain – 1700-1799.
  • Prints – Great Britain – 1700-1799.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
Cite As (note)
  • Caricature Collection.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available.
Provenance (note)
  • Bequest of Samuel Jones Tilden.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of Caricature Collection.
Contents
Pol.I.73 A New Way to Pay the National-Debt -- Pol.I.82 Monstrous Craws, at a New Coalition Feast -- Pol.I.103 Opposition - Coaches -- Pol.I.104 The Installation - Supper, as Given at the Pantheon by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788 -- Pol.I.116 King Pitt A Cut Purse of the Empire and the Rule that from a Shelf the Precious Diadem Stole, and Put it in his Pocket -- Pol.I.117 Upright Billy, Alias Orator Humbug -- Pol.I.120 The Funeral Procession of Miss Regency -- Pol.I.123 The Offering to Liberty.
Call Number
MEZYRK+ (Gillray) Pol.I
Author
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Title
Political caricatures [graphic].
Imprint
1786-1789.
Cite As:
Caricature Collection.
Indexes
Finding aid available.
Linking Entry
Forms part of Caricature Collection.
Provenance
Bequest of Samuel Jones Tilden.
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886, collector.
Research Call Number
MEZYRK+ (Gillray) Pol.I
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