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Political caricatures

Title
Political caricatures [grahic].
Author
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Publication
1803-1810.

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Found In
Gillray, James. Series of miscellaneous and political caricatures by James Gillray. 1779-1811. (NN)NYPG95-F67.
Description
18 prints : etching, aquatint; 49 x 68.2 cm. or smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Broadsides.
  • Caricatures – Great Britain – 1800-1899.
  • Prints – Great Britain – 1800-1899.
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 Series of miscellaneous and political caricatures by James Gillray in Caricature Collection.
Contents
  • Pol.IV.10 French Invasion or Buaonaparte Landing in Great Britain -- Pol.IV.16 John Bull and the Alarmist -- Pol.IV.17 Boney and Talley. The Corsican Carcase-Butcher's Reckoning Day -- Pol.IV.19 The Corsican Pest; or Belzebub Going to Supper -- Pol.IV.20 French Volunteers, marching to the Conquest of Great Britain -- Pol.IV.22 The King of Bobdingnag and Gulliver (Plate 2d) -- Pol.IV.24 Confederated Coalition; or The Giants storming Heaven; with the Gods alarmed for their everlasting abodes -- Pol.IV.26 L'Assemblée Nationale; or Grand Cooperative Meeting at St. Ann's Hill -- Pol.IV.28 Middlesex Election. 1804 -- Pol.IV.32 Ci-devant Occupations - or Madame Talian and the Empress Josephine dancing Naked before Barrass in the Winter of 1797.
  • Pol.IV.36 End of the Irish Farce of Catholic Emancipation -- Pol.IV.39 St. George and the Dragon -- Pol.IV.63 Posting to the Election, - a Scene on the Road to Brentford, Novr. 1806 -- Pol.IV.65 Political Mathematician's Shaking the Broad Bottom'd Hemispheres -- Pol.IV.69 The Funeral Procession of Broad-Bottom -- Pol.IV.77 Phaeton Alarm'd! -- Pol.IV.83 Disciples Catching the Mantle: The spirit of Darkness overshadowing the priests of Baal -- Pol.IV.103 Tentanda Via Est Qua Me Quoque Possim Tollere Humo.
Call Number
MEZYRK+ (Gillray) Pol.IV
Author
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Title
Political caricatures [grahic].
Imprint
1803-1810.
Summary
Political caricatures from the reign of George III, including satires of the French Revolution, political elections in Great Britain, and civil unrest in Ireland. Includes depictions of balloons, Britannia, butchers, the Devil, John Bull, Phaeton and the Zodiac. Individuals portrayed include Paul Barras, Francis Burdett, George Canning, Charles James Fox, George III, Earl Grey, Lord Grenville, the Empress Josephine, the Emperor Napoleon, William Pitt, Lord Salisbury, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Tallyrand, John Horne Tooke and Madame Tallien. Pol.IV.17 & Pol.IV.19 are broadsides; the verses below the title of Pol.IV.19 are attributed to Paul Sandby.
Cite As:
Caricature Collection.
Indexes
Finding aid available.
Linking Entry
Forms part of Series of miscellaneous and political caricatures by James Gillray in Caricature Collection.
Connect to:
Added Author
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809. Attributed name
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886, collector.
Found In:
Gillray, James. Series of miscellaneous and political caricatures by James Gillray. 1779-1811. (NN)NYPG95-F67.
Research Call Number
MEZYRK+ (Gillray) Pol.IV
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