Bologna Sausages, or Opposition Flux'd
- Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 9 7/8 × 13 inches (25.1 × 33 cm) and 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
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- Prints and Drawings
- Associated People:
- Cornwall, Charles Wolfran (1735-1789), politician and statesman
Pitt, William [known as Pitt the younger] (1759–1806), prime minister
Fox, Charles James (1749–1806), politician
North, Frederick, second earl of Guilford [known as Lord North] (1732–1792), prime minister
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816), playwright and politician
George IV (1762–1830), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Burke, Edmund (1729/30–1797), politician and author
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James Gillray, 1757–1815, British, Bologna Sausages, or Opposition Flux'd, 1788