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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815
Title:

Pillars of the Constitution - Three O'Clock and A Cloudy Morning

Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 × 13 1/4 inches (48.3 × 33.7 cm), Plate: 14 × 9 7/8 inches (35.6 × 25.1 cm), Image: 12 5/8 × 9 1/8 inches (32.1 × 23.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "TO | PARLIAMENT | STREET | BROOKS'S | And now, have at the Ministry, Damme! | and Now for the Majesty of the People! | Motions | for to | Badger | Minis | try | PORT"; lettered below image: "Js Gillray inv't & fec't | Sheridan | D. Norfolk | Publish'd Feb'y 1st 1809 by H. Humphrey, 27 St. James's Street | PILLARS of the CONSTITUTION. | Three o'Clock & a Cloudy Morning."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.802
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816), playwright and politician
Howard, Charles (1746–1815), eleventh Duke of Norfolk, politician
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43395
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 11214, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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