Gillray Caricatures Plates 155-157



Drawn and etched by James Gillray (1756-1815). This Atlas Folio edition of Gillray’s works was published by Bohn, London, 1847. It contained 582 plates on 152 leaves, with etchings printed on both sides of the paper. Because of this, the platemark from the print on the reverse is sometimes visible on the other surface of the print. This is one sheet of paper with image(s) on both sides. Paper size approx. 470 x 640 mm.
Copper etching
155- ‘Promised Horrors of the French Invasion’-1796
156- ‘Glorious Reception of the Ambassador of Peace’-1796
157- ‘Opening of the Budget or John Bull Giving his Breeches to save his Bacon’-1796