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

Tiddy-Doll the Great French-Ginger-Bread-Baker, Drawing Out a Batch of Kings-His Man, Hopping Talley, Mixing the Dough

Date:
1806
Medium:
Etching in black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 16 inches (26.7 × 40.6 cm), Plate: 10 1/8 × 15 inches (25.7 × 38.1 cm), and Image: 9 5/8 × 14 3/4 inches (24.4 × 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark, lower center: "TURKEY MILLS | J. WHATMAN"

Lettered inside image: "NEW-FRENCH | OVEN | for Imperial | Gingerbread | BAVARIA WIRTEMBG BADEN | Little Dough | Viceroys, | intended for | the next new | Batch! | Hungary | Poland | TURKEY | HANOVER | PRUSSIA | Political | Kneading Trough | Ash-Hold for broken Gingerbread | Vive | Republique | Francois | ITALY | AUSTRIA | SPAIN | LIBERTY | Netherlands | Switzerland | HOLLAND | Venice | Corsican Besom of Destruction | True Corsican | Kinglings. | for Home Consumption | & Exportation | Hot Spiced | Gingerbread ! all hot | come who dips in | my lucky bag. | Principality | Dukedom | Pension | Kings & Queens. | Crowns & Sceptre. | Suns & Moons."; lettered at bottom right of image: "J's Gillray inv't & fec't | Publish'd Jan'y 23'd 1806 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street London"; lettered below image: "TIDDY-DOLL, the great French-Gingerbread-Baker, drawing out a new Batch of Kings. - his Man, Hopping Talley mixing up the Dough."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.781
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47526
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