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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818, British
Title:

The high-Flying Candidate (i.e. Little Paul-Goose) Mounting from a Blanket

Date:
1806
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 14 1/2 inches (26 × 36.8 cm), Plate: 9 3/4 × 13 3/4 inches (24.8 × 34.9 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 13 5/8 inches (22.5 × 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in image: "NAVY VOLUNTEERS | No Sailor | No Tailor | HOOD and SHERIDAN | for EVER! | No Skulking to Bonaparte | SHERRY & HOOD for Ever. | SHERIDAN | and HOOD! | VOLUNTEERS | and the | NAVY | COALITION- BLANKET | O tempora! O Mores| Sacred to the | Memory of | Poor Charley | late | Member for the City | of Westminster | We ne'er shall | meet his | like again!!!"; lettered below image: "J's Gillray inv & fec't | The high-Flying-Candidate (ie Little Paul-Goose,) mounting from a Blanket. | Vide Humour's of Westminster Election | Nov'r 1806 | Pub'd Nov'r 11th 1806 by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.775
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43034
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 10609, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA)


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