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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Title:

Pizarro, Contemplating (over) The Product of His Peruvian Mine. -Honor? Reputation? A Mere Bubble! - Will the Praises of Posterity Charm My Bones in the Grave?- Psha!- My Present Purpose is all!- O, Gold! Gold! For Thee, I would sell my native Spain, as

Additional Title(s):

Freely as I Would Plunder Peru!

Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching, hand-colored
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 x 9 15/16in. (33.7 x 25.2cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.800
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:43392
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