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Creator:
James Gillray, 1756–1815
Title:

The Republican - Hercules Defending His Country

Date:
1797
Materials & Techniques:
Etching, hand-colored
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 x 9 7/8in. (34.4 x 25.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, upper center: "Whig-Club."; upper right: "'Invade the contry, hay? | let them come, that's all! | Zounds, where are they? | I wish I could see 'em here, | thats all! ay! ay! only let | them come, that's all!!!'"; lower left: "Li- | -ber- | -tas"; lower right: "Js. Gy. inv. & fet."; below image: lower center: "The REPUBLICAN - HERCULES defending his Country: "Pub.d Feby. 19th 1797 | by H Humphrey Bond Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.903
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43718
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