Series of social and political caricatures by James Gillray

Collection Data

Description
Political and social caricatures from the reign of George III, including satires dealing with the American Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Includes numerous images of Britannia and John Bull and an early representation of a merry-go-round. Individuals portrayed include Edmund Burke, Charles James Fox, Lord North, Admiral Rodney, Tallyrand and John Horne Tooke.
Names
Gillray, James (1756-1815) (Artist)
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones) (1814-1886) (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1779 - 1805
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZYRKZ (Gillray)
Topics
Great Britain
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres
Caricatures
Prints
Notes
Content: http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/art/print/exhibits/gillray/
Physical Description
Extent: 820> prints : etching, engraving, aquatint, some col. 53.4 x 68.2 cm. or smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16513208
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4da1d2d0-c5ee-012f-96b2-58d385a7bc34
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