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Creator:
Print made by James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818, British
Title:

Flannel-Armour; Female-Patriotism, -or- Modern Heroes Accoutred for the Wars

Date:
1793
Medium:
Etching, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 12 1/2 x 14 3/8 inches (31.7 x 36.5 cm) and Image: 11 5/16 x 13 7/8 inches (28.8 x 35.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left inside image: "Js Gy desn et fect | Pubd Novr 18th 1793 by H. Humphrey No.18 Old Bond Street"; lower center below image: "FLANNEL-ARMOUR; _ FEMALE-PATRIOTISM, _ or _ Modern Heroes accoutred for the Wars.___ | To the benevolent Ladies of Great Britain, who have so liberally supported the new system of Military Cloathing, this Print is dedicated_____"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.945
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armour | boots | caps | caricature | clothing | depot | dressing | feathers | flannel | guns | hats | historical subject | humor | men | patriotism | political | satire | soldiers | swords | underwear | undressing | uniforms | war | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43775
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