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

INTEGRITY retiring from Office

Date:
1801
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in image: "Push on-dam me! work em! its our turn now | Your Turn, no, no. whoever goes out you'll not come in | G.R. | Orders for | keeping all | unproper | Persons | out of the | Public | Offices | TREASURY | Enemies Ships taken & Des | Acquisitions | from ye War | Malta, Cape of Good | Hope, Dutch Islands | Successes | in the | East | Advantages of | the Union | Justice of | Emancipating | ye Catholicks"; lettered at lower left of image: "Jm's Gillray Inv't"; lettered below image: "INTEGRITY retiring from Office - | Men in concious Virtue bold, | Who dare their Honest purpose hold | Nor heed the Mobs tumultuous cries | And the vile rage of Jacobins despise."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.215
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:53910
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