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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 Etchings/Engravings over 170 years old from Gillray's "Suppressed Series"

Full Sheet Size: approximately 19.125 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)
Image size varies from engraving to engraving. Minor age toning, foxing, staining, etc. are to be expected. Please examine plate by clicking on the thumbnail images provided below.

Wha Wants Me?

Description (from

Dundas in Highland dress, wearing a Scots cap over a legal wig, crouches with his head turned in profile to the right. With his voluminous tartan plaid he covers Pitt, who sits close against him in profile to the left on the pan of a close-stool inscribed 'Extracts from the Treasury', his profile, feet, and ankles alone being visible.
2 June 1792


Going to London Through Epping Forest

Description (from

An ugly middle-aged woman, wearing a calash hood (cf. BMSat 5434) over a cap, picks up her petticoats to step over or through a bush shaped like a forest tree, but spotted with red fruit. She grins and clutches in her right hand a paper inscribed 'Wonderful Aeronauts'. She is walking towards a garden latrine (left). Two concentric circles of greenery surround the bush. There is a landscape background.
3 August 1802


original James Gillray suppressed etchings: Wha Wants Me?

Going to London Through Epping Forest

Plates 23, 24

(another of Gillray's "naughty" engravings, published in a separate volume as to not offend delicate ladies' sensibilities.)

Sheet size is approximately 19.125 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)
(Blank verso)

Please examine the enlarged plates by clicking on the thumbnail image above.
Minor age toning, foxing, staining, etc. are to be expected with paper of this age and type.

Wha Wants Me?

Going to London Through Epping Forest


(rather foxed)




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