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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Title:

Britania's Assassination..or - The Republican Amuseument

Date:
1782
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in image: "You dam Dog, you run way wit all de Branche | Leave not a Wreck behind | He that Fights & runs away, May live to fight another day."; lettered below image: "BRITANIA'S ASSASSINATION. | or _____ the Republicans Amusement. | Pub'd May 10th 1782 by E. D'Archery St. James Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.178
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53873
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