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Light expelling Darkness, – Evaporation of Stygian Exhalations, – or – The Sun of the Constitution, rising superior to the Clouds of Opposition.

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Title
Light expelling Darkness, – Evaporation of Stygian Exhalations, – or – The Sun of the Constitution, rising superior to the Clouds of Opposition.
Names
Gillray, James (1756-1815) (Artist)
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones) (1814-1886) (Collector)
Humphrey, Hannah (fl. 1774-1817) (Publisher)
Collection

Series of social and political caricatures by James Gillray

Political caricatures

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1779 - 1805
Date Issued: 1795-04-30
Publisher: H. Humphrey
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZYRKZ (Gillray)
Shelf locator: MEZYRK+ (Gillray) Pol.II
Genres
Caricatures
Prints
Cartoons (Commentary)
Notes
Citation/reference: BM 8644; Pol. II, 65
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : Etching with soft ground etching, engraving and roulette, hand-colored.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16513208
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16513345
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d6877330-c5ee-012f-3578-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1756: Creator Born
  • 1795: Issued
  • 1815: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Light expelling Darkness, – Evaporation of Stygian Exhalations, – or – The Sun of the Constitution, rising superior to the Clouds of Opposition." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1779 - 1805. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-628e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Light expelling Darkness, – Evaporation of Stygian Exhalations, – or – The Sun of the Constitution, rising superior to the Clouds of Opposition." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 5, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-628e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1779 - 1805). Light expelling Darkness, – Evaporation of Stygian Exhalations, – or – The Sun of the Constitution, rising superior to the Clouds of Opposition. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-628e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Light expelling Darkness, – Evaporation of Stygian Exhalations, – or – The Sun of the Constitution, rising superior to the Clouds of Opposition.