War with France

Gillray's prints on the subject of war with France date from shortly after the declaration of war on 1 February 1793. In Fatigues of the campaign in Flanders (D13080) Gillray aims his satire at the first campaign in which British soldiers fought those of Revolutionary France, in Flanders. The British army was commanded, at the king's insistence, by the Duke of York, and while the army itself was poorly supplied, its senior officers were able to live a life of relative luxury. Gillray's print shows the Duke of York raising a glass to a plump Dutch woman on his knee. His face is not caricatured, but rendered in the stipple technique used for regular portrait prints; he shares his table with a fat Dutchman representing the Prince of Orange and a fearsome Austrian hussar.

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'The Republican attack'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 1 November 1795
NPG D12543

'A decent story'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 9 November 1795
NPG D12544

'Hanging. Drowning'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 9 November 1795
NPG D12545

'Copenhagen house'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 16 November 1795
NPG D12546

'The Republican rattle-snake fascinating the Bedford-squirrel'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 16 November 1795
NPG D12547

'The royal bull-fight'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 21 November 1795
NPG D12548

'Retribution; - tarring and feathering; - or - the patriots revenge'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 26 November 1795
NPG D12549

'The Crown and Anchor libel, burnt by the public hangman'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 28 November 1795
NPG D12550

'The death of the Great Wolf'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 17 December 1795
NPG D12551

'Substitutes for bread; - or - right honorables, saving the loaves, and dividing the fishes'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 24 December 1795
NPG D12552

'The presentation - or - the wise men's offering'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 9 January 1796
NPG D12553

'Two-penny whist'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 11 January 1796
NPG D12554

'A modern belle going to the rooms at Bath'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 13 January 1796
NPG D12555

'A Hackney meeting'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 1 February 1796
NPG D12556

'The fashionable mamma, - or - the convenience of modern dress'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 15 February 1796
NPG D12557

'Pity the sorrows of a poor old man'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 25 February 1796
NPG D12558

'La belle Espagnole, - ou - la doublure de Madame Tallien'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 25 February 1796
NPG D12559

'Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 12 March 1796
NPG D12561

Rose Didelot ('Operatical reform; - or - la dance a l'eveque')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 14 March 1798
NPG D12562

'High-change in Bond Street, - ou - la politesse du grande monde'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 27 March 1796
NPG D12563

Rose Didelot ('No flower that blows, is like this Rose')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 12 April 1796
NPG D12564

'My Poll and my partner Joe'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 18 April 1796
NPG D12565

'The wine duty; - or - the triumph of Bacchus & Silenus; with John Bulls remonstrance'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 20 April 1796
NPG D12567

'Cymon and Iphigenia'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 2 May 1796
NPG D12569

King George IV ('Hint to modern sculptors, as an ornament to a future square')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 3 May 1796
NPG D12570

'Modern grace, - or - the operatical finale to the ballet of Alonzo e Caro'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 5 May 1796
NPG D12571

'Easing the tooth-ach'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 7 May 1796
NPG D12572

Charles James Fox ('The hustings')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 21 May 1796
NPG D12574

'The dissolution; or - the alchymist producing an aetherial representation'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 21 May 1796
NPG D12575

Friedrich I, King of Württemberg ('For improving the breed')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 24 October 1796
NPG D12580

Charles, Archduke of Austria ('The Arch-Duke')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 15 November 1796
NPG D12582

'Opening of the budget; - or - John Bull giving his breeches to save his bacon'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 17 November 1796
NPG D12583

George Hanger, 4th Baron Coleraine ('Georgey a' cock-horse')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 23 November 1796
NPG D12584

'Supplementary-militia, turning-out for twenty-days amusement'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 25 November 1796
NPG D12585

George Hanger, 4th Baron Coleraine
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 1 December 1796
NPG D12586

John Montagu, 5th Earl of Sandwich ('Sandwich-carrots! - dainty sandwich-carrots')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 3 December 1796
NPG D12587

'Begging no robbery; - ie - voluntary contribution; - or - John Bull escaping a forced loan'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 10 December 1796
NPG D12588

'A peep into the cave of Jacobinism'
by James Gillray, published by John Wright
published 1 September 1798
NPG D12589

'A philosopher, - Conduit Street' (Joseph Priestley (in portrait); Adam Walker)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 28 March 1796
NPG D12590

John Jervis, Earl of St Vincent ('The lion's share')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 2 January 1797
NPG D12591

'End of the Irish invasion; - or - the destruction of the French armada'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 20 January 1797
NPG D12592

'The giant factotem amusing himself'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 21 January 1797
NPG D12593

'The Daily-Advertiser' (William Pitt; Charles James Fox)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 23 January 1797
NPG D12594

'The loss of the faro bank; or - the rook's pigeon'd'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 2 February 1797
NPG D12595

'The tree of liberty must be planted immediately!'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 16 February 1797
NPG D12598

Charles James Fox ('The Republican-Hercules defending his country')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 19 February 1797
NPG D12599

'St George's volunteers charging down Bond Street'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 1 March 1797
NPG D12600

'The table's turn'd' (Charles James Fox; William Pitt)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 4 March 1797
NPG D12602

'Midas, transmuting all, into paper'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 9 March 1797
NPG D12603

'Contemplations upon a coronet'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 20 March 1797
NPG D12604

'Discipline à la Kenyon'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 25 March 1797
NPG D12605

'Pylades and Orestes' (Nassalin; William V, Prince of Orange)
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 1 April 1797
NPG D12606

'Le bonnet-rouge; - or - John Bull evading the hat tax'
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
published 5 April 1797
NPG D12607

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