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Creator:
James Gillray, 1756–1815
Title:

John Bull Taking a Luncheon; - or - British Cooks, Cramming Old Grumble-Gizzard with Bonne-Chere (from: Caricature, vol. 1)

Date:
1798
Materials & Techniques:
Etching, hand-colored
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 x 13 15/16in. (24.4 x 35.4cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, upper left: "'Oh, Curse his Guts, he'll take a chop at Us, next'"; upper center: '"What! more Frigasees? why you sons o' bitches, you, where do ye think I shall find room to stow all you bring in?'"; lettered below image, lower left: "Js. Gillray invt & fect."; lower center: "JOHN BULL taking a Luncheon: or British Cooks, Cramming Old Grumble-Gizzard, with Bonne-Chére

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.923
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dinner | food | meal
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43743
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