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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Published by S. W. Fores, 1785–1825
Title:

Blood on Thunder Fording the Red Sea

Date:
1788
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 7/16 x 13 1/4 inches (24 x 33.6 cm) and Image: 9 x 13 1/4 inches (22.8 x 33.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "JGillray"; lower right: "[...]"

Lettered, lower left: Pub March1st, 1788 by SWFlores | No3 Picadilly"; lower center: "BLOOD on THUNDER fording the RED SEA."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.963
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bleeding | blood | bodies | cape | caricature | carrying | costume | death | dying | fording | historical subject | judge | ministers | moneybags | political | politicians | robes | satire | sea | staff | whip
Associated People:
Hastings, Warren (1732–1818), governor-general of Bengal
Thurlow, Edward, first Baron Thurlow (1731–1806), lord chancellor
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44106
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Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 45, V 1199 (YCBA)


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