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Miscellaneous caricatures

Title
Miscellaneous caricatures [graphic].
Author
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Publication
1796.

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Details

Additional Authors
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
Found In
Gillray, James. Series of miscellaneous and political caricatures by James Gillray. 1779-1811. (NN)NYPG95-F67.
Description
24 prints : etching, some col.; 34.3 x 35.5 cm. or smaller.
Summary
Personal and social satires from the reign of George III, including numerous satires on card playing and gambling, contemporary fashions, toilets, Wilberforce's bill for the abolition of the slave trade, the Prince of Wales' affair with Lady Jersey. Other individuals portrayed include the opera dancer Rose Didelot, Captain Vancouver, William V of Orange, and Prince Frederick William Charles of Würtembourg. Misc.II.24 is a view of Christies' Auction House.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Caricatures – English – 1700-1799.
  • Prints – English – 1700-1799.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Holdings checked in departmental copy of Thomas Wright and R.H. Evans, Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1851.
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
  • Misc.II.1 Two-penny Whist -- Misc.II.2 A Modern Belle going to the Rooms at Bath -- Misc.II.3 Ladies Dress, as it soon will be -- Misc.II.4 National Conveniences -- Misc.II.5 The Fashionable Mamma, or The Convenience of Modern Dress -- Misc.II.6 La Belle Espagnole, ou la Doublure de Madame Tallien -- Misc.II.7 Lady Godina's Rout; - or Peeping Tom spying out Pope-Joan -- Misc.II.8 High Change in Bond Street ou la Politesse du Grande Monde -- Misc.II.9 A Philosopher, Conduit Street -- Misc.II.10 Philanthropic Consolations, after the loss of the Slave Bill -- Misc.II.11 "No Flower that Blows, is like this Rose" -- Misc.II.12 My Poll & My Partner Joe -- Misc.II.13 Cymon & Iphigenia -- Misc.II.14 Hint to Modern Sculptors, as An Ornament to a Future Square -- Misc.II.15 Operatic Grace, or the Operatical Finale to the Ballet of Alonzo e caro -- Misc.II.17 Exaltation of Faro's Daughters.
  • Misc.II.18 The Jersey Smuggler detected; or Good cause for Discontent -- Misc.II.19 The Grand-Signior retiring -- Misc.II.20 Fashionable Jockeyship -- Misc.II.22 Enchantments lately seen upon the Mountains of Wales, or Shon-ap-Morgan's Reconcilement to the Fairy Princess -- Misc.II.23 The Orangerie; or the Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of Planting -- Misc.II.24 A Peep at Christies; or Tally-ho & his Nimeney-pimmeney taking the Morning Lounge -- Misc.II.25 The Caneing in Conduit Street - Dedicated to the Flag Officers of the British Navy -- Misc.II.26 For improving the Breed.
Call Number
MEZYRK (Gillray) Misc. II
Author
Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Title
Miscellaneous caricatures [graphic].
Imprint
1796.
Indexes
Holdings checked in departmental copy of Thomas Wright and R.H. Evans, Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1851.
Linking Entry
Forms part of Series of miscellaneous and political caricatures by James Gillray in Caricature Collection.
Provenance
Bequest of Samuel Jones Tilden.
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NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
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) Misc. II
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