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"The Inexpressible Air of Dignity,–the Incomprehensible je-ne-sais Quoi of Elegance, which Appertains Solely to Men of High Fashion."–Vide, Lord Chesterfield's Letters

Artist:
James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)
Publisher:
Hannah Humphrey (London)
Date:
March 9, 1803
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
plate: 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in. (25 x 20 cm) sheet: 12 1/16 x 9 1/16 in. (30.7 x 23 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.257
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "J-s Gillray inv. & f-t"

Inscription: in plate: "Pub-d March 9th 1803 by H. Humphrey, 27, St James's Street"
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
Wright & Evans 237; British Museum Satires VIII.10158; Grego, p. 237; reprint G.W.G. (1830) II.16
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