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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Title:
Anti-Sacharrites, - or - John Bull and His Family Leaving off the Use of Sugar
Date:
1792
Medium:
Etching, hand-colored
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 15 5/8in. (31.4 x 39.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

above image within plate: Anti-Sacharrites, or -John Bull and his family leaving off the Use of Sugar.; and below: To the Masters & Mistresses of Families of Great Britain, this Noble Example of Oeconomy, is respectfully sumbitted; and within image: O delicious! delicious! and O my dear Creatures, do but Taste it! You can't think how nice i is without Sugar: - and then consider how much Work you'll save the poor Blackeemoores by leaving off the use of it! - and above all, remember how much expence it will save your poor Papa! O its charming cooling Drink!; and below image: Pub. March 27th 1792 by H. Humphrey No 18 Old Bond Steet

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.970
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44124
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