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

Spanish Patriots Attacking the French Banditti - Loyal Britons Lending a Lift!

Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
11 1/2 × 16 1/8 inches (29.2 × 41 cm), 11 3/4 × 15 1/4 inches (29.8 × 38.7 cm), and 10 3/8 × 15 inches (26.4 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "Publish'd August 15th, 1808 - by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street | LIBERTE | & | LOYALTE | VIVE LA | LIBERTE | VICTOIRE | ESPAGNOLE | Sainte Vierge | Vive le Roi | Ferdinand VII | La Morte | ou la Victoire | Vive | le Roi | Joseph | Dupont | La Morte | ou la | Victoire | INVINCIBLE | LEGION | British | Gunpow | -der"; lettered below image: "Js Gillray inv't & fec't | SPANISH-PATRIOTS attacking the FRENCH-BANDITTI - Loyal Britons lending a lift"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.807
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Bonaparte, Joesph (1768–1844), king of Naples and Spain
Ferdinand VII (1784–1833), king of Spain (1814–1833)
Antoine, Pierre, comte Dupont de l'Étang (1765–1840), French general
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43423
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 11010, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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