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The Theatrical Bubble;–Being a New Specimen of the Astonishing Powers of the Great Politico-Punchinello, in the Art of Dramatic Puffing

Artist:
James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)
Publisher:
Hannah Humphrey (London)
Date:
January 7, 1805
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 5/16 x 10 5/16 in. (36.3 x 26.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip van Ingen, 1942
Accession Number:
42.121(90)
Not on view
Signature: in plate: 'Js Gillrar inv-t"

Inscription: in plate: "Publish'd Jan-y 7th 1805 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James s Street London"
Powersby, "First Life Guards, 1861" (British); Mary Boydell; Donor: Dr. Philip van Ingen (American, 1875–1953)
Wright & Evans, no. 532; British Museum Satires VIII. 10459; Grego, Gillray, p. 324; reprint G.W.G. (1830), II. 46.
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