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

Westminster-Conscripts under the Training Act

Date:
1806
Medium:
Etching with hand-coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, white wove paper
Dimensions:
10 1/2 × 16 1/8 inches (26.7 × 41 cm), 10 × 14 3/8 inches (25.4 × 36.5 cm), and 9 7/8 × 14 1/8 inches (25.1 × 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite: "Wright? 358 | 40/a"

Letter at top of image: "J's Gillray fec't | Westminster-Conscripts under the Training Act | Pub'd Sept'r 1st 1806 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street"; lettered in image: TERMS | OF | PEACE | TREASURY | Ground-Arms!"; lettered below image: "DRILL-SARGEANT - Constable of the Corps - Grand Double Drums - Flugel Man - Corporel & Conscripts"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.776
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43036
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 10596, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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