Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815
Title:
The caricatures of Gillray : with historical and political illustrations, and compendious biographical anecdotes and notices.
Published / Created:
London : John Miller, 5 New Bridge Street ; Rodwell and Martin, New Bond Street ; William Blackwood, Edinburgh ; and all booksellers, [between 1824 and 1827]

[London] : Shackell and Arrowsmith, Johnson's Court, Fleet-Street
Physical Description:
164 p., [81] leaves of plates (some folded) : etchings, hand-colored ; 22 x 33 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Folio 76: Wrappers wanting. With title page: "The caricatures of James Gillray, with historical and political illustrations, and compendious biographical anecdotes and notices, eighty-five colored etchings. London--Edinburgh, John Miller, William Blackwell." With an additional plate inserted loose in front. Cover title, "Gillray's caricatures in color."
Exhibition History:
Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)
Subject Terms:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815. | Political satire, English. | Caricature -- Great Britain. | Great Britain -- History -- 1789-1820 -- Caricatures and cartoons. | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Caricatures and cartoons. | English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1824-1827. | Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1824-1827. | Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824-1827.
Contributors:
Miller, John, 18th/19th cent., publisher. | Blackwood, William, 1776-1834, publisher. | Rodwell and Martin (Firm) publisher. | Shackell and Arrowsmith, printer.