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

The Introduction of the Pope to the Convocation at Oxford, By the Cardinal Broad Bottom.

Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching in black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 15 1/4 inches (28.9 × 38.7 cm), Plate: 10 5/8 × 14 5/8 inches (27 × 37.1 cm), and Image: 9 7/8 × 14 1/4 inches (25.1 × 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "GOLGOTHA, i.e. the place of Skulls. | Publish'd by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street London | Dec'r 1st, 1809 | MASS BOOK | YORK | MASS | BOOK | ST ASAPH | MASS | BOOK | LONDON | MASS BOOK | OXFORD | MASS | BOOK | NORWICH | Well done my Children! this is | all the Convocation I would have | CATHOLIC | Petition | for the | Vacant | Chancel | -lorship | with a | Plan for | Erecting | a New | Popish | SANHE- | -DRIM on | the Ruins | of old | ALMA- | MATER"; lettered below image: "J's Gillray fec't | the Introduction of the Pope to the Convocation at Oxford, by the Cardinal Broad-Bottom"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.801
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Grenville, William Wyndham, Baron Grenville (1759-1834), politician
Devil
Pope Pius VII [Barnaba Gregorio Chiaramonti] (1742–1823), Italian religious official
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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43393
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 11384, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA)


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