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The Anglo-Indian Juggernaut or the Triumph of Civilization.
The Anglo-Indian Juggernaut or the Triumph of Civilization. A True Picture of Our Real Advancement.
Morris & Newman, 34 Booksellers Row, Strand. W.C. [n.d., c.1876.]
Rare wood-engraved broadside. Sheet 440 x 570mm (17¼ x 22½"). Splits in folds.
A satire comparing 'Pagan Laws' & 'Hindoo Morals' with British 'Civilization', published around the time Queen Victoria assumed the title of 'Empress of India'. The Governor-General of India (probably Robert Bulwer-Lytton, in office 1876-80) sits in a Car of Juggernaut topped with the Lion & Unicorn, and decorated with the ills of British society, including 'Outrage & Robbery', 'Drunkenness', 'Plunder', 'Wife Kicking' and 'Murder & Mutilation - Wainwright' (a reference to Henry Wainwright who was hanged for murdering and dismembering his mistress in 1875). The studded wheels are marked 'Taxes'. On either side is an Indian figure: one carries a sheet 'Touch Not Wine'; the other 'Love Your Wife & Family. Respect Old Age'. Underneath are four quadrains explaining the print.
[Ref: 59206]   £360.00  
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In presenting ''My Book of Curs,'' the Artist hopes to cur-ry favor with his friends [...]
In presenting ''My Book of Curs,'' the Artist hopes to cur-ry favor with his friends [...]
[by Robert Richard Scanlan.]
[n.d., 1840.]
Large 4to, lithographic title and 45 caricatures printed on chine collé on 23 sheets. Front board detached, some staining, a few tears.
A rare collection of anthropomorphic satires of dogs with human attributes.
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[Francis Burdett] French Habits No. 12.
[Francis Burdett] French Habits No. 12. Messager d'Etat.
[Drawn and etched by James Gillray.]
Pub.d May 21st 1798 by H.Humphrey, 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Narrow margins. Slight stain bottom right.
Sir Francis Burdett (1770-1844), 5th Baronet, in the dress of the French Republican state messenger, as designed by David and regulated by a complementary law of the Constitution of the Year III (1794-5). He was a supporter of the Radicals and opponent of the suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act. One of a set of twelve plates.
BM Satires 9213.
[Ref: 59154]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Comedy in the Country.
Comedy in the Country. Tragedy in London. 20
Rowlandson scul.
Pub.d May 29.th 1807 by Tho.s Tegg No.111 Cheapside. _ One shilling colour'd.
Rare hand-coloured etching, with fine colour, watermark 1807. 350 x 245mm (13¾ x 9¾''). Trimmed just within plate, tears in image taped, cockling of paper. Damaged.
A comic print in two scenes, the top scene showing figures laughing the audience of a comic show, the bottom scene shows figures crying in the audience of a London theatre.
BM Satire 10910, an example with the year erased from the plate.
[Ref: 59286]   £350.00  
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Cossack Sports - or the Platoff Hunt in full cry after French Game.
Cossack Sports - or the Platoff Hunt in full cry after French Game.
W_m E_ [William Elmes].
London Pub'd April 9th 1813 by Tho.s Tegg No. 111 Cheapside. Price One Shilling Coloured.
Coloured etching. 245 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"). Laid on album paper.
The Cossack army, lead by Platoff, chase a fox with Napoleon’s head across the Elster River after the French were defeated at the Battle of Leipzig (16-19 October, 1813). The French army is depicted as a company of frogs with bayonets. Platoff offered his daughter to whoever captured Napoleon - she is pictured central in the Elster River saying "Hi-Ho-Tally-Ho - for a Husband"
BM. 12094.
[Ref: 59293]   £320.00  
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Sports of a Country Fair. Part the First.
Sports of a Country Fair. Part the First. Teggs Caricatures No 38.
[Thomas Rowlandson.]
Pub.d October 5th 1810 by Thos Tegg No 111 Cheapside. Price One Shilling Coloured.
Very finely coloured etching, early state. 250 x 355mm (9¾ x 14"). Laid on album paper with some cockling of paper.
The horse breaks free from a cart carrying people around the fair, tipping them onto the ground. From a set of plates of similar disasters. Showmen including tight rope walkers in background. Pasted on the back are two Bunbury caricatures of coach drivers.
BM Satires 11629.
[Ref: 59288]   £350.00  
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Sports of a Country Fair.
Sports of a Country Fair. Teggs Caricatures No 40.
[Thomas Rowlandson.]
Pub.d October 5th 1810 by Thos Tegg No 111 Cheapside. Price One Shilling Coloured.
Coloured etching, early state with very fine colour. 250 x 355mm (9¾ x 14"). Trimmed within plate, laid on album paper.
Spectators flee from the upper storey of a burning theatre, landing in a heap at the bottom of some stairs. From a set of plates of similar disasters. Circus including tight rope walker in background.
BM Satires 11629. See Ref: 59288
[Ref: 59290]   £350.00  
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[John Courtnay] French Habits No. 9.
[John Courtnay] French Habits No. 9. Juge du Tribunal Correctionel.
J.s. G.y [James Gillray.] d. & f.
Pub.d May 21st 1798 by H.Humphrey, 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Narrow margins, slight stain.
John Courtnay (1736-1816), then MP for Appleby, in the dress of the French Republican Tribunal Correctionnel, as designed by David and regulated by a complementary law of the Constitution of the Year III (1794-5). He opposed Pitt's suspension of habeas corpus. One of a set of twelve plates.
BM Satires 9210.
[Ref: 59150]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Thomas Erskine] French Habits. No 7.
[Thomas Erskine] French Habits. No 7. L'Avocat de la Republique.
J.S G.y [James Gillray] d. & f.t.
Pub.d May 21.st 1798. by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Narrow margins, slight staining bottom left.
Barrister Thomas Erskine in the robes of a Republican lawyer, sheaf of paper in hand, declaiming. Erskine had successfully defended a number of Radicals against charges of treason brought by Pitt's government. One of a set of twelve.
BM Satires 9208.
[Ref: 59148]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Charles James Fox] Habits of New French Legislators, and other Public Functionaries, No 1.
[Charles James Fox] Habits of New French Legislators, and other Public Functionaries, No 1. Le Ministre d'Etat, en Grand Costume.
J.S G.y [James Gillray] d. & f.t.
Pub.d April 18.th 1798. by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Small margins.
Charles James Fox in the costume of a Revolutionary Minister of State, as designed by David and regulated by a complementary law of the Constitution of the Year III (1794-5). He stands with hands on hips on a Royal Crest, legs astride, wearing a looped hat with large ostrich feathers, long loose coat with a lace collar and long revers over a tunic with a sash which defines his vast paunch. One of a set of twelve.
BM Satires 9196.
[Ref: 59139]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[John Horne Tooke] French Habits. No 5.
[John Horne Tooke] French Habits. No 5. Président d'Administration Municipale.
J.S G.y [James Gillray] d. & f.t.
Pub.d April 18.th 1798. by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Narrow margins, slight stain.
John Horne Tooke wearing a black suit with a sash, his round hat with small tricolour scarf and tricolour feather on the table beside him. One of a set of twelve. Originally this was a satire of Richard Brinsley Sheridan but after being on sale for only two days, Gillray re-engraved the plate to show Horne Tooke after George Canning intervened.
BM Satires 9200.
[Ref: 59145]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Charles Howard, Duke of Norfolk; William Petty, Marquess of Lansdowne; Augustus Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton] French Habits. No 2.
[Charles Howard, Duke of Norfolk; William Petty, Marquess of Lansdowne; Augustus Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton] French Habits. No 2. Les Membres du Conseil des Anciens.
J.S G.y [James Gillray] d. & f.t.
Pub.d April 18.th 1798. by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Small margins.
Lansdowne, Norfolk and Grafton stand together wearing the dress of the Conseil des Anciens, as designed by David and regulated by a complementary law of the Constitution of the Year III (1794-5). They stand, wearing robes, caps and cloaks, talking conspiritorially. One of a set of twelve.
BM Satires 9197.
[Ref: 59140]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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England's Difficulty is Ireland's Opportunity.
England's Difficulty is Ireland's Opportunity.
R.H.
Published by C. Westerton, Hyde Park Corner [n.d., c.1850].
Scarce tinted lithograph. Printed area 240 x 420mm (9½ x 16½"). Repaired tears and creases in margins.
A satirical scene: As John Bull knocks a brigand (possibly Italian) to the ground an Irishman picks his pocket. The phrase 'England's Difficulty is Ireland's Opportunity' was first used by Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847); in 1868 'The London Review of Politics' described it as ''the meaning of Fenianism''. The publisher, Charles Westerton (1813-72) operated from 20 St George's Place, Hyde Park Corner.
[Ref: 59129]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Logic
Logic
Engraved by Welby Sherman, from an Original Drawing by C.H. Esq,,r [Charles Heath?].
London, Republished Feb.y 15, 1853, by Thomas Boys, (of the Late Firm of Moon, Boys & Graves,) Printseller to the Royal Family, 467, Oxford Street. _ Paris, E. Gambart & Co. 15, Rue Charlot, Deposé. Originally Published Nov: 1836.
Fine and rare mezzotint on chine collé. 250 x 355mm (9¾ x 14"), very large margins. Publication line printed over the edge of the chine collé.
Syllogistic disputants arguing over whether or not the Parisians are birds? It is a pun on Gallus a cock or a Frenchman? Two scholars in caps and gowns, leaning out dangerously from opposing lecturns, arguing angrily and gesturing to emphasise their points, their companions holding their collars to prevent them from falling out. Both companions hold bottles, one swigging from theirs. Welby Sherman (fl.1827-36) was one of the more obscure members of the Ancients, a group of artists who formed around the visionary artist and poet William Blake. He was a cousin and pupil of Samuel Palmer, another Ancient, living with him in Shoreham; this did not stop him swindling Palmer's brother William out of £500 in wagers on games of billiards and fleeing abroad in 1836. London literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres etc. vol 20, page 811 advert.
BM 2010,7081.6989, suggesting Heath as the artist. Ex Collection of Hon C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 59132]   £580.00  
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Damn Mambrino!
Damn Mambrino!
M.r Bunbury dek, J.s Bretherton f.
[n.d., c.1779.]
Etching. 250 x 185mm (9¾ x 7¼"). Trimmed to plate at sides, laid on album paper, foxing.
A seated fat man looks off to the right in disgust, having lost a wager, watched by his hunched dog. This satire was originally published in 1774 with the title ''Damn Bucephalus!'', probably inspired by the horse's close defeat by the famous Eclipse at Newmarket on 17 April 1770. Tim Clayton is quoted on the British Museum website: ''Lord Grosvenor's Mambrino had a highly successful career on the turf from 1773 to 1776 before being put out to stud; he attempted a comeback in 1779 which was unsuccessful. It appears likely, therefore, that Bretherton changed the title of the print from Damn Bucephalus! to Damn Mambrino! about 1779''.
BM 4731 & J,6.91.
[Ref: 59220]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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''Poculum elevatum.''
''Poculum elevatum.'' From an Original Picture in the Possession of Jos.h French Esq.r, Windsor. Proof.
Painted by E. Bristow Engraved by H.D. Dawe.
Pub.d Jan.y 1836 by H. Dawe 6 Bartholomew Place Kentish Town. Ackermann & Co. Strand & C. Tilt, Fleet Street.
Mezzotint. Sheet 200 x 255mm (8 x 10"). Trimmed within plate. Repaired tear.
A singerie print, with monkeys dressed as monks toasting each other with wine.
[Ref: 59168]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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A Muddy. a Sketch in Bond Street!
A Muddy. a Sketch in Bond Street!
I.C. [Isaac Cruikshank].
Pub April 3. 1800. by S W Fores. 50. Piccadilly. Folios of Caricatures Lent
Coloured etching. 270 x 375mm (10½ x 14¾"), watermarked 'A Stace 1798'. Trimmed into plate top and bottom, creased.
Two male pedestrians talk to two women inside a low-riding coach with outriders spattered with mud.
[Ref: 59291]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Newmarket:: A Shot at a Pigeon.
Newmarket:: A Shot at a Pigeon.
Mr.Bunbury f. J.Bretherton.
Publish'd 1st March, 1777.
Etching. 250 x 270mm ( 9½ x 10½"). Trimmed plate at bottom, laid on album paper.
A group of locals point at an open-mouthed young gentleman holding a riding whip, who they see as a gullible gambler. He is accompanied by an Italian greyhound; a mongrel drags its bottom along the ground in front of him. 'Mambrino' is written on the wall. One of a pair with 'Newmarket: A Shot at a Hawk' (BM Satire 4717).
BM Satire 4719a.
[Ref: 59221]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[John Nicholls] French Habits No. 10.
[John Nicholls] French Habits No. 10. Juge de Paix.
J.s. G.y [James Gillray.] d. & f.t.
Pub.d May 15st 1798 by H.Humphrey, 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"), watermarked 'J Whatman Turkey Mill', date lost. Narrow margins.
John Nicholls (c.1745-1832), MP for Tregony, in the dress of the French Republican Juge de Paix., as designed by David and regulated by a complementary law of the Constitution of the Year III (1794-5). Notoriously ugly, Nicholls is shown with his left eye closed, a projecting lower jaw and his upper lip drawn up in a permanent snarl. One of a set of twelve plates.
BM Satires 9211.
[Ref: 59153]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[George III sacks William Pitt the Younger] Géorge se Dépitte et Signe Enfin la Paix Générale.
[George III sacks William Pitt the Younger] Géorge se Dépitte et Signe Enfin la Paix Générale.
[n.d., c.1801.]
Rare etching. Sheet 320 x 410mm (12½ x 16"). Trimmed within plate, repaired tear entering printed border at top.
George III hits Pitt on his shoulder with his sceptre and kicks him in the backside, causing the crown to topple from his head. The king sits at a table, on which is a paper he is signing, supposedly the Treaty of Amiens. A French satire making political capital by misrepresenting Pitt's leaving office as being sacked by George for opposing any peace negotiations with France, rather than him resigning for failing to achieve Catholic Emancipation. Pitt resigned on February 16th, 1801, during an episode of the king's madness; a preliminary agreement was signed in London on September 30th; the full Treaty of Amiens was signed at 3 a.m. on March 25th, 1802. George (BM Satire 9780) posits a publication date of May 1802; however the BM website states that 1801, during the negotiations, is more likely.
BM Satires 9870.
[Ref: 59166]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Rake's Progress] Plate 1. O Vanity of Age, untoward, /
[The Rake's Progress] Plate 1. O Vanity of Age, untoward, / Ever spleeny, ever Forward! [...]
Invented Painted Engraved & Published by W.m Hogarth June ye 25 1735. According to Act of Parliament.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16"), large margins A little wear to margins at top.
The first plate of Hogarth's famous satire on bourgeois aspirations. Tom Rakewell stands being measured for new clothes. He holds out money to buy off the mother of the girl he has impregnated and promised to marry.
Paulson 132, first state, still with Hogarth's named as publisher.
[Ref: 59121]   £320.00  
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[The Rake's Progress] Plate 3. O Vanity of Youthfull Blood, /
[The Rake's Progress] Plate 3. O Vanity of Youthfull Blood, / So by Misuse to poison Good! [...]
Invented Painted Engrav'd & Published by W.m Hogarth June ye 25 1735. According to Act of Parliament.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16"), large margins. Crease in bottom left corner.
The third plate of Hogarth's famous satire on bourgeois aspirations. Tom Rakewell carousing in the Rose Tavern, Drury Lane, oblivious to the theft of his watch by the whores by his side. Map of the World on the back wall.
Paulson 134, second state, with the date of publication corrected from 24th to 25th July, but still with Hogarth named as publisher.
[Ref: 59122]   £320.00  
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[The Rake's Progress] Plate 4. O Vanity of Youthfull Blood,  /
[The Rake's Progress] Plate 4. O Vanity of Youthfull Blood, / So by Misuse to poison Good! [...]
Invented Painted & Engrav'd by W.m Hogarth & Publish'd June ye 25 1735. According to Act of Parliament.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16") large margins. Split in end of printer's crease taped.
The fourth plate of Hogarth's famous satire on bourgeois aspirations. Tom Rakewell is apprehended by baliffs as he exits a sedan chair on route to St James's Palace for a royal levée. Sarah Young, the pregnant mistress he abandoned, intervenes and proffers her purse to pay his debts and save him from prison.
Paulson 135, first state, before the addition of a lightning bolt.
[Ref: 59123]   £320.00  
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[The Rake's Progress] Plate 5. New to y.e School of hard Mishap, /
[The Rake's Progress] Plate 5. New to y.e School of hard Mishap, / Driven from y.e Ease of Fortune's Lap! [...]
Invented Painted & Engrav'd by W.m Hogarth & Publish'd June ye 25 1735. According to Act of Parliament.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16") large margins. Top edge with taped tears and browning of paper.
The fifth plate of Hogarth's famous satire on bourgeois aspirations. Tom Rakewell marries a rich old woman at Marylebone Old Church, a popular place for secret weddings. His eye is already wandering towards the young bridesmaid. Behind Sarah Young and her baby are prevented from entering the church.
Paulson 136, first state.
[Ref: 59124]   £320.00  
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[The Rake's Progress] Plate 6. Gold, Thou bright son of Phœbus, Sourse / of universal Intercourse;
[The Rake's Progress] Plate 6. Gold, Thou bright son of Phœbus, Sourse / of universal Intercourse; [...]
Invented Painted & Engrav'd by W.m Hogarth & Publish'd June ye 25 1735. According to Act of Parliament. Sold at y.e Golden Head in Leicester Fields Lon:don.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16"). Surface wear in bottom margin. Small margins.
The sixth plate of Hogarth's famous satire on bourgeois aspirations. Tom Rakewell falls to his knees, having lost his wife's fortune in a gambling house. The fire at the ceiling, unnoticed by the obsessive gamblers, suggest the club is White's, which burned down in 1733.
Paulson 137, second state of 3.
[Ref: 59125]   £320.00  
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[The Rake's Progress Plate 7.] Happy the Man, whose constant Thought / (Tho' in the School of Hardship Taught,)
[The Rake's Progress Plate 7.] Happy the Man, whose constant Thought / (Tho' in the School of Hardship Taught,) [...]
Invented &c. by W.m Hogarth & Publish'd According to Act of Parliament June ye 25 1735.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16"). Small margins.
The seventh plate of Hogarth's famous satire on bourgeois aspirations. Tom Rakewell is confined in Fleet Prison for debt, where he is being harangued by his one-eyed wife. On the table is a rejection letter from John Rich, manager of Covent Garden Theatre. Sarah Young, who is visiting the prison with her daughter, faints.
Paulson 138, second state of 4.
[Ref: 59126]   £320.00  
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[The Rake's Progress Plate 8.] Madness, Thou Chaos of y.e Brain, / What art? That Pleasure givst, and Pain?
[The Rake's Progress Plate 8.] Madness, Thou Chaos of y.e Brain, / What art? That Pleasure givst, and Pain? [...]
Invented &c. by W.m Hogarth & Publish'd According to Act of Parliament June ye 25 1735.
Engraving. 360 x 410mm (14¼ x 16"). Tear entering image repaired right bottom. Small margins.
The last plate of Hogarth's famous satire on bourgeois aspirations. Tom Rakewell, confined in Bethlehem Hospital (the famous Bedlam lunatic asylum for paupers) has a fit and is comforted by Sarah Young. Among the other lunatics is one drawing astronomical diagrams on the wall, attempting to solve the Longitude Problem. Two young and fashionably dressed women are sightseeing.
Paulson 139, second state of 4.
[Ref: 59127]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Miseries of Reading and Writing _ 8 Dialogue.
Miseries of Reading and Writing _ 8 Dialogue. As you are writing drowsily by the fire, on rousing and recollecting yourself, find your Guardian in possession of your secret thoughts, which he never ceases to upbraid you of.
Rowlandson del et sculp.
Pub. Jan.y 1. 1807 by R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 108 Strand.
Coloured etching. 110 x 170mm (4¼ x 6¾") very large margins.
A young woman sleeps in a chair in a library, her hand still holding a pen on a sheet of paper. An elderly man holding an eye-glass to his eye leans over the back of her chair to inspect a paper inscribed 'My dear'.
See Ref: 54618 for a complete copy of volume.
[Ref: 59200]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford] French Habits. No 4.
[Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford] French Habits. No 4. Membre du Directoire Exécutif.
J.S G.y [James Gillray] d. & f.t.
Pub.d April 18.th 1798. by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Narrow margins.
Francis Russell wearing the uniform of a Director, as designed by David and regulated by a complementary law of the Constitution of the Year III (1794-5). His head has ostrich feathers and he wears a cloak over a tunic, with a sabre. Behind a curtain marked 'Egalite' half-covers the Bedfors arms and motto of 'Che sara sara'. One of a set of twelve.
BM Satires 9199.
[Ref: 59144]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[George Shuckburgh-Evelyn] French Habits No. 8.
[George Shuckburgh-Evelyn] French Habits No. 8. Membre de la Haute Cour de Justice.
J.s. G.y [James Gillray.] d. & f.
Pub.d May 15th 1798 by H.Humphrey, 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"), watermarked 'J Whatman Turkey Mill', date lost. Narrow margins.
Sir George Augustus William Shuckburgh-Evelyn (1751-1804), M.P. for Warwickshire, in the white cap and robe with tricolour border (not obvious in this uncoloured impression) of a Judge of the High Court. The cushioned bench behind indicates the setting as the House of Commons. He never took part in debates, but by voting in the minority against the 'Assessed Taxes Bill' of 1798 (introduced by Pitt to pay for the Napoleonic War) earned this caricature: he is shown in the costume of a High Court judge, for which he obviously does not have the stature.
BM Satires 9209.
[Ref: 59149]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[William Smyth] A Petty-Professor of Modern-History, brought to the light.
[William Smyth] A Petty-Professor of Modern-History, brought to the light.
Cambridge del.t. London Sculp.t [James Gillray].
Publishd March 20th. 1810. by H. Humphrey, 27 St James's Street London.
Coloured etching. Sheet 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A caricature of William Smyth (1765-1849), a poet and historian who became Regius Professor at Cambridge in 1807. He is shown lecturing to sleeping or yawning students.
BM Satires 11590.
[Ref: 59375]   £750.00  
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Staffordshire Courtship!!.
Staffordshire Courtship!!.
Woodward del. Cruikshank st-.
T Tegg 111 Cheapside - NB Folios of Caractures Lent.
Coloured etching. Sheet 240 x 340mm (9½ x 13½"). Trimmed within plate, damp stain on left.
A rustic couple in a cottage interior: a woman leans towards the man's dog and exclaims, ''Bless me Mr. Clump what a pretty Dog you have got''; the man replies, "No Miss it beant a Dog - it be one of your own sex".
[Ref: 59218]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Charles Stanhope; Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby; James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale; Michael Angelo Taylor; and Charles Grey] French Habits. No 3.
[Charles Stanhope; Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby; James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale; Michael Angelo Taylor; and Charles Grey] French Habits. No 3. Les Membres du Conseil des des Cinq Cents.
J.S G.y [James Gillray] d. & f.t.
Pub.d April 18.th 1798. by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Small margins, stain in background on right.
Stanhope, Derby, Lauderdale, Taylor and Grey wearing the dress of the Council of Five Hundred, as designed by David and regulated by a complementary law of the Constitution of the Year III (1794-5). One of a set of twelve.
BM Satires 9198.
[Ref: 59143]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[George Tierney] French Habits. No 6.
[George Tierney] French Habits. No 6. Le Boureau.
J.S G.y [James Gillray] d. & f.t.
Pub.d April 18.th 1798. by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street.
Etching 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Narrow margins, slight stain.
George Tierney, Radical MP for Southwark and supporter of Fox, caricatured as an executioner, standing by a guillotine with blood dripping from the blade. One of a set of twelve.
BM Satires 9201.
[Ref: 59146]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Waltzing.
Waltzing.
Pub. June 8th 1817 by T. Tegg 111 Cheapside.
Coloured etching. 250 x 350mm (10¾ x by 13¾"). Trimmed to plate at sides, laid on album paper.
A satire on the newly-imported German dance, with ill-matched couples. A man at the centre has a hooked nose and swept-back white hair, suggesting a Jewish caricature.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 59294]   £360.00  
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A White Ghost in Ireland.
A White Ghost in Ireland.
Woodward Del. Cruikshank Sc.
Pubd. by Thos. Tegg 11 Cheapside April 6, 1807.
Coloured etching. 240 x 340mm (9½ x 13½"). Narrow margins on three sides, laid on album paper with some cockling on right.
Two Irishmen are suprised by a white cat in a church graveyard. Pasted on the reverse is a satire by Bunbury.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 59219]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[William IV & Mrs Jordan] La Promenade en famille. _ a Sketch from Life.
[William IV & Mrs Jordan] La Promenade en famille. _ a Sketch from Life.
J.s G.y [James Gillray] _ ad vivam fec.t.
Pub.d April 23.d 1797 by H. Humphrey New Bond St, & St James's Street.
Coloured etching. Sheet 255 x 365mm (10 x 14¼"). Trimmed to plate.
William IV (as Duke of Clarence) striding along the road from Richmond to Bushey, pulling a cart in which are three of his illegitimate children by Mrs Jordan, who walks along, reading a book, 'The Spoil'd Child'. The three are George Fitzclarence, Sophia and Mary. In 1797 George III made William the Ranger of Bushy Park, which included Bushy House, a residence big enough for William's growing family.
BM Satires 9009.
[Ref: 59371]   £780.00  
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