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James Gillray, 1756–1815
Bologna Sausages, or Opposition Flux'd
Materials & Techniques:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 9 7/8 × 13 inches (25.1 × 33 cm), Image: 9 3/4 × 12 7/8 inches (24.8 × 32.7 cm)

Inscribed on verso in graphite: "J. Gillray | Wright, J. 105"

Lettered inside image: "No right to de Regency? | den by Got! we shall loose all de Sausages! | The Prince of Wales has no more right to a | succession to the Regency, than any other Subject * \ and whoever asserts the contrary speaks little | less than Treason! - I repeat, than Treason! | * without the Consent of Parliament | I never said he had a right to the Regency! | I didn't indeed! indeed I didn't! | Lord! Lord! What will this House come to? | Pub'd Dec'r 12th, 1788 by S.W. Fores, No. 3 Piccadilly | BOLOGNA SAUSAGES, or OPPOSITION FLUX'D."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Fox, Charles James (1749–1806), politician
Pitt, William [known as Pitt the younger] (1759–1806), prime minister
Burke, Edmund (1729/30–1797), politician and author
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751–1816), playwright and politician
North, Frederick, second earl of Guilford [known as Lord North] (1732–1792), prime minister
George IV (1762–1830), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Cornwall, Charles Wolfran (1735–1789), politician and statesman
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 7381, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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