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

A Kick at the Broad-Bottoms! - i.e.- Emancipation of "All the Talents"

Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching on thin, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 15 inches (29.2 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 14 inches (26 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 9 5/8 × 13 3/4 inches (24.4 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "- what! - what! - bring in the Papists! - | O you cunning Jesuits, you! - what you thought I | was like little-Boney & would turn Turk, or any thing? | - but if You have no Faith or Conscience - I have!! | - ay, & a little Old Protestant Spunk too! - So Out with you all!! | - out! - with all your Broad-bottom'd- Popish Plots!!! | - Out with you - out! - out! - out! | CATHOLIC | BILL | for bringing | the Papists | into Power | & supporting | the Broad bottom | Jesuits in | their Places | for securing | the | Papists in | commanding | of the | Army & |the Navy | & all the |Public | offices - ."; below image: "J's Gillray inv't & fec. | _ a Kick at the Broad-Bottoms! _ i.e. _ Emancipation of "All the Talents" | Pub'd March 23d 1807 by H. Humphrey St. James's Street | Vide the Fate of ye Catholic Bill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.784
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:43357
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 10709, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA)


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