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

The New Dynasty; or the Little Corsican Gardener Planting a Royal Pippin-Tree. -All the Talents (Busy in) are Clearing the Ground of the Old Timber.

Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
11 × 14 7/8 inches (27.9 × 37.8 cm), 9 3/4 × 13 3/4 inches (24.8 × 34.9 cm), and 9 1/4 × 13 1/2 inches (23.5 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark, center left: "J. WHATMAN"

Lettered inside image: "Pub'd June 25th, 1807 by H. Humphrey, 27 St. James's Street, London Grafts of | King-Pippins | for Brentford | Wimbledon & | Botley. | Eutrurian | Pippin | Wirtemburg | PIPPIN | SAXON | PIPPIN | HOLLAND | PIPPIN | ITALIAN | PIPPIN | CORSICAN GRAFTING Knife | WILLIAM | the | Norman | Robber | ROYAL PIPPIN | Plan- | tagenet | Beheaded | in 1415 | Crookback | Richard - | killed | at Bosworth | Duchess | of Clarence | put to death | in 1453 | Henry | de la Pole | beheaded | in 1538 | Edmund | 4th son of | Henry 3d | Beheaded | in 1505 | Hungerford | Beheaded | 1406 | Countess | Salisbury | Beheaded | in 1505 | Projet | pour | Agrandisser | les | Jardins | Imperial | CATHOLIC | CLEAVER | BROAD | BORROM | HATCHET | THE ROYAL-OAK | WHIG | Cleaver | PROTESTANT | FAITH | INTEGRITY | of the | LORDS | INDEPENDENCE | of the Commons | LIBERTY | of the | Press | J's Gillray inv't & fec't"; lettered below image: "The New Dynasty: -or- the little Corsican Gardiner, planting a Royal-Pippin Treet._"All the Talents." busy, in Clearing the Ground of the Old Timber. | Vide. the Berline Telegraph, of May 21st, 1807- Artical-The Genealogy of the Royal-Race of the King of Ballynahinch - see Mor'g Post June 17th."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.791
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Charlotte Augusta Matilda, princess royal (1766–1828), Queen of Württemberg, consort of Friedrich I
Frederick Augustus I and III (1750–1827), Elector and King of Saxony and Grand Duke of Warsaw
Hungerford, Robert, third Baron Hungerford and Baron Moleyns (ca. 1423–1464), British nobleman and administrator
Pole, Henry, Baron Montagu (1492–1539), British nobleman
Hastings, Francis Rawdon, first marquess of Hastings and second earl of Moira (1754–1826), army officer and politician
Burdett, Sir Francis, fifth baronet (1770–1844), politician
Grenville, William Wyndham, Baron Grenville (1759-1834), politician
Richard III (1452–1485), king of England and lord of Ireland
Cobbett, William (1763–1835), political writer and farmer
Tooke, John Horne [formerly John Horne] (1736–1812), radical and philologist
Beauharnais, Eugène de (1781–1824), French military/naval officer
William I [known as William the conquereor] (1027/8–1087), king of England and duke of Normandy
Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, Prince de Benevento (1754–1838), French diplomat
Grenville, George Nugent-Temple-, first marquess of Buckingham (1753–1813), British politician
Napoleon I (1769–1821), Emperor of the French
Grey, Charles, 2nd Earl Grey (1764–1845), politician/statesman
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Link:
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 10744, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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