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

Hope

Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching and aquatint with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 × 8 1/8 inches (25.4 × 20.6 cm) and Image: 9 3/8 × 7 3/8 inches (23.8 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "let me see - 25 Millions | how are we Ruin'd? | 10 p'r Cent for my Money! | Income Tax taken off! | well! well! well! | a speedy Peace, & Soon, I always said, | that's your Sort! | 25 Million | Treaty Peace"; lettered below image: "J's Gillray inv. & fec't | HOPE. | Pub'd April 8th, 1802 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.813
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Dickinson, William (active 1796-1802); politician/statesman
Addington, Henry, first Viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844), prime minister
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43435
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 9854, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA)


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