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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

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

James Gillray A Noble Lord, on an Approaching Peace The Board of Controul...5

Plates 21-22
(Side 1)

A Noble Lord, on an Approaching Peace

The Board of Controul; or, the Blessings of a Scotch Dictator

Gillray Ancient Music

Plate 23
(Side 2)

Ancient Music

Condition is generally Good to Very Good. Minor foxing/staining in margins, not affecting image areas is possible as well as minor edge wear/short tears.
Typical appropriate age toning of paper. Please refer to enlargement by clicking on thumbnail images above.


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