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French Liberty – British Slavery

Artist:
James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)
Publisher:
Hannah Humphrey (London)
Date:
December 21, 1792
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 13/16 x 13 7/8 in. (24.9 x 35.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip van Ingen, 1942
Accession Number:
42.121(26)
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "J-s G-y des-n et fec-t pro bono publico–"

Inscription: in plate: "London. Pub-d December 21st 1792, by H Humphrey No 18 Old Bond Street"
Powersby, "First Life Guards, 1861" (British); Mary Boydell; Donor: Dr. Philip van Ingen (American, 1875–1953)
Wright & Evans 94; British Museum Satires VI.8145; Grego, p. 154; reprint G.W.G. (1830) I.26; Godfrey, Gillray 59
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