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"The Works of James Gillray from the Original Plates with the Addition of Many Subjects Not Before Collected"

published by Henry G. Bohn, London
written by Charles Whiting


Original Copperplate Engravings over 170 years old

Full Sheet Size: approximately 19 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)
Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet)

Image size varies from engraving to engraving. Most, but not all, plates have engravings on both sides of the sheet, as published by Bohn.

Click here for contemporary (1851) descriptions and analyses of the cartoons by James Gillray

Click here for the index to subjects in James Gillray's cartoons

Source: Historical & Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray; Comprising A Political and Humorous History of the Latter Part of the Reign of George the Third

by Thomas Wright, Esq., F.S.A. and R. H. Evans, Esq.

Published: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1851

original Gillray prints: The Loyal Toast 

The Friend of Humanity and Knife-Grinder

Plates 173, 174 (Side 1)

The Loyal Toast

The Friend of Humanity and Knife-Grinder

The Storm Rising

Plates 175-177
(middle double-page spread)
24¾ x 34 inches with fold, as issued

The Storm Rising; or, the Republican Flotilla in Danger

La Promenade en Famille

The Esplanade

The Storm Rising

Plates 178, 179
(Side 2)

top edge trimmed close, as issued

Consequences of a successful French Invasion

No. 1, Plate 1
We Come to Recover your long lost Liberties

No. 1, Plate 2
We Explain de Rights of Man to de Noblesse

[see plates 180 and 181 for continuation]


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