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

Comfort's of a Bed of Roses; Vide Charley's Elucidation of Lord C(a)stl(e) R(ea)gh's Speech! --A Nightly Scene near Cleveland Row

Date:
1806
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 15 inches (28.6 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 14 1/4 inches (26 × 36.2 cm), and Image: 9 3/4 × 13 1/2 inches (24.8 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered above image: "Pub'd April 21st 1806 by H. Humphrey, 27 St James's Street"; lettered inside image: "Aware, arise, or be for ever fallen! | PRUSSIA | HORRORS | OF | INVASION | India Roses | Emancipation Roses | French Roses | Coalition Roses | Volunteer Roses | INTEMPERANCE | DROSY, DISSOLUTION | JOHN-BULL | List of the New | Broad-Bottom | Administr---- | citizen Volpe | Lord pgy | Bett Armstead | Doctor | Clysterpipe | Miss Petty | Pour Subjuguer | le Monde"; lettered below image: "J. Gillray | Inv. & fec't | COMFORT'S of a BED of ROSES; ___ vide. Charley's elucidation of Lord C_stl_r_gh's Speech! __ A Nightly Scene near Cleveland Row."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.778
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43038
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 10558, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA)


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