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

Patriot's Deciding a Point of Honor! - or - An Exact Representation of the Celebrated Rencontre which Took Place at Combe Wood at May 2nd 1807 - Between Little-Paul the Taylor and Sir Francis Goose

Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching with hand-coloring in watercolor on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
10 3/8 × 14 7/8 inches (26.4 × 37.8 cm), 10 1/4 × 14 1/4 inches (26 × 36.2 cm), and 9 × 14 inches (22.9 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "To Wimbledon | What must I be Out!_& a Taylor get In, to Parliament! - | -You're a Liar! - I never said, that I would sit | as Chairman on your Shop-board!!! | a Liar! - Sir, I'm a Taylor & a Gentleman! | -and I must have Satisfaction! - | Sir Fran's Goose's | Letter to the | Electors in the | Crown & Ancor | Mr Pauls | Advertisements | Cobbett's | Character | of PAUL | the TAYLOR | May 2nd 1807 | DANGERS | of indulging | political | ENVY | by Sir Francis | Goose | Westminster | Election"; below image: "J's Gillray inv & fec | PATRIOT'S deciding a Point of Honor! _or_ an exact Representation of the celebrated Rencontre which | took place at Combe-Wood on May 2nd, 1807-between Little-Pail the Taylor, & Sir Francis Goose. | Pub'd May 4th 1807 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.786
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43359
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 10725, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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