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James Gillray etchings, 1777-1811 (1801-05)

The Heinz Archive holds a significant collection of James Gillray prints, bound in 8 folio volumes, including an 'outsize' album containing some of the artist's largest and most impressive caricatures. The volumes, purchased in 1947 from the print/book dealer Thomas Thorp, came from the collections of Ralph Clutton and John Roland Abbey (1894-1969), whose bookplates appear within each volume. The 846 prints represent approximately 90% of Gillray's entire oeuvre and include many of his most ambitious creations, such as 'Titianus Redivivus' (1797) and 'Shakespeare Sacrificed' (1789) as well as a number of his less familiar non-satirical items such as the engraving of William Pitt (1789). The prints are invariably in excellent condition and the hand-colouring retains its original vibrancy.

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Unknown man, by James Gillray - NPG D12752

Unknown man

by James Gillray
pencil, circa 1800-1810
NPG D12752

'The Union Club', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12754

'The Union Club'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 January 1801
NPG D12754

'Integrity retiring from office!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12756

'Integrity retiring from office!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 24 February 1801
NPG D12756

'A pair of polished gentlemen' (Sir Lumley St George Skeffington; Montague James Mathew), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12757

'A pair of polished gentlemen' (Sir Lumley St George Skeffington; Montague James Mathew)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 10 March 1801
NPG D12757

'Political amusements for young gentlemen; - or - the Old Brentford shuttlecock, between Old Sarum, and the Temple of St Steevens', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12758

'Political amusements for young gentlemen; - or - the Old Brentford shuttlecock, between Old Sarum, and the Temple of St Steevens'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 15 March 1801
NPG D12758

John Fitzgibbon, 1st Earl of Clare ('Mental energy'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12759

John Fitzgibbon, 1st Earl of Clare ('Mental energy')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 April 1801
NPG D12759

George James Cholmondeley, 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley ('Corporeal stamina'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12760

George James Cholmondeley, 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley ('Corporeal stamina')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 April 1801
NPG D12760

Sir William Hamilton ('From Sir William Hamilton's collection'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12761

Sir William Hamilton ('From Sir William Hamilton's collection')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 8 May 1801
NPG D12761

'Playing in parts', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, after  Brownlow North - NPG D12762

'Playing in parts'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey, after Brownlow North
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 15 May 1801
NPG D12762

'Lilliputian-substitutes, equiping for public service', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12763

'Lilliputian-substitutes, equiping for public service'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 28 May 1801
NPG D12763

'Every rogue is a coward', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12764

'Every rogue is a coward'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching, published 6 June 1801
NPG D12764

'Be gone dull care, - I prithee begone from me!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12765

'Be gone dull care, - I prithee begone from me!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 June 1801
NPG D12765

'A Welch tandem' (Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 5th Bt; Charles Watkin Williams Wynn; Sir Henry Watkin Williams Wynn), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12766

'A Welch tandem' (Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 5th Bt; Charles Watkin Williams Wynn; Sir Henry Watkin Williams Wynn)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 June 1801
NPG D12766

Polly Lyon de Symons (née Goldsmid) ('A lyoness'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12767

Polly Lyon de Symons (née Goldsmid) ('A lyoness')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 July 1801
NPG D12767

'Preliminaries of peace! - or - John Bull, and his little friends "marching to Paris"', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12768

'Preliminaries of peace! - or - John Bull, and his little friends "marching to Paris"'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 6 October 1801
NPG D12768

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12769

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 November 1801
NPG D12769

'Metallic-tractors', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12770

'Metallic-tractors'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 11 November 1801
NPG D12770

'Forming a line on the parade', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12771

'Forming a line on the parade'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 November 1801
NPG D12771

Thomas Ogle (' - "Don't tell me of Major Semple! - ..."'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12772

Thomas Ogle (' - "Don't tell me of Major Semple! - ..."')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
stipple and aquatint, published 18 November 1801
NPG D12772

'Anacreontick's in full song', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12773

'Anacreontick's in full song'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 1 December 1801
NPG D12773

'Preparing for the grand attack, - or - a private rehearsal of "The ci-devant ministry in danger"', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12774

'Preparing for the grand attack, - or - a private rehearsal of "The ci-devant ministry in danger"'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 4 December 1801
NPG D12774

Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel) ('A bravura air mandane'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12775

Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel) ('A bravura air mandane')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 22 December 1801
NPG D12775

Sholto Henry Maclellan, 9th Baron Kirkcudbright ('Lordly elevation'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12776

Sholto Henry Maclellan, 9th Baron Kirkcudbright ('Lordly elevation')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 6 January 1802
NPG D12776

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford ('Fat cattle'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12777

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford ('Fat cattle')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 January 1802
NPG D12777

'Tales of wonder!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12778

'Tales of wonder!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 February 1802
NPG D12778

'A bouquèt of the last century' (Mary, Lady Dacre (née Fludyer)), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12779

'A bouquèt of the last century' (Mary, Lady Dacre (née Fludyer))

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 February 1802
NPG D12779

'Advantages of wearing muslin dresses!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12780

'Advantages of wearing muslin dresses!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 15 February 1802
NPG D12780

'Sketch of the interior of St Stephens, as it now stands', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12781

'Sketch of the interior of St Stephens, as it now stands'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 March 1802
NPG D12781

' - "Only look at the General madam!" - ', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12782

' - "Only look at the General madam!" - '

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 5 March 1802
NPG D12782

King George IV, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12783

King George IV

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 10 March 1802
NPG D12783

King George IV, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12784

King George IV

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 10 March 1802
NPG D12784

Mary Amelia Cecil (née Hill), Marchioness of Salisbury ('Diana return'd from the chace'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12785

Mary Amelia Cecil (née Hill), Marchioness of Salisbury ('Diana return'd from the chace')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 16 March 1802
NPG D12785

'Blowing up the Pic Nic's; - or - Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppets', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12786

'Blowing up the Pic Nic's; - or - Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppets'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 2 April 1802
NPG D12786

'Despair' (Richard Bateman Robson; John Horne Tooke; Thomas Tyrwhitt Jones; Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12787

'Despair' (Richard Bateman Robson; John Horne Tooke; Thomas Tyrwhitt Jones; Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 8 April 1802
NPG D12787

'Hope' (William Dickinson; Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool; Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12788

'Hope' (William Dickinson; Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool; Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 8 April 1802
NPG D12788

'The Pic-Nic orchestra', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12789

'The Pic-Nic orchestra'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 23 April 1802
NPG D12789

' - "All Bond-Street trembled as he strode" - ', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12790

' - "All Bond-Street trembled as he strode" - '

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and stipple, published 8 May 1802
NPG D12790

William Pitt ('The national parachute, - or - John Bull conducted to plenty and emancipation'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12791

William Pitt ('The national parachute, - or - John Bull conducted to plenty and emancipation')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 July 1802
NPG D12791

Joseph Wall ('Governor Wall's ghost!'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12792

Joseph Wall ('Governor Wall's ghost!')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, soft-ground etching and aquatint, published 21 July 1802
NPG D12792

Mary Robinson ('Mary of Buttermere'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12793

Mary Robinson ('Mary of Buttermere')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 15 November 1802
NPG D12793

'Introduction of Citizen Volpone and his suite, at Paris', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12794

'Introduction of Citizen Volpone and his suite, at Paris'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 15 November 1802
NPG D12794

'The nursery, with Britannia reposing in peace', by and published by James Gillray - NPG D12795

'The nursery, with Britannia reposing in peace'

by and published by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, published 4 December 1802
NPG D12795

'The keenest sportsman in Broomswell camp, 1803', by James Gillray - NPG D12796

'The keenest sportsman in Broomswell camp, 1803'

by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, circa 1803
NPG D12796

'The first kiss this ten years! - or - the meeting of Britannia and Citizen François', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12797

'The first kiss this ten years! - or - the meeting of Britannia and Citizen François'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, soft-ground etching and aquatint, published 1 January 1803
NPG D12797

'German-nonchalence; - or - the vexation of little Boney' (Count Starhemberg; Napoléon Bonaparte), by and published by James Gillray - NPG D12798

'German-nonchalence; - or - the vexation of little Boney' (Count Starhemberg; Napoléon Bonaparte)

by and published by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 1 January 1803
NPG D12798

'A phantasmagoria; - scene - conjuring-up an armed-skeleton', by and published by James Gillray - NPG D12799

'A phantasmagoria; - scene - conjuring-up an armed-skeleton'

by and published by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 5 January 1803
NPG D12799

'A master of ceremonies - sketch'd at the castle - Richmond', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12800

'A master of ceremonies - sketch'd at the castle - Richmond'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 10 January 1803
NPG D12800

'Bat-catching', by and published by James Gillray - NPG D12801

'Bat-catching'

by and published by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 19 January 1803
NPG D12801

George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough ('The inexpressible air of dignity, - '), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12802

George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough ('The inexpressible air of dignity, - ')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 9 March 1803
NPG D12802

John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway ('An old encore, at the opera'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12804

John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway ('An old encore, at the opera')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 1 April 1803
NPG D12804

'The Bulstrode siren' (William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel)), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12805

'The Bulstrode siren' (William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel))

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 14 April 1803
NPG D12805

'The Bulstrode siren' (William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel)), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12806

'The Bulstrode siren' (William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel))

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 14 April 1803
NPG D12806

'Doctor Sangrado curing John Bull of repletion - with the kind offices of young Clysterpipe & little Boney -', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12807

'Doctor Sangrado curing John Bull of repletion - with the kind offices of young Clysterpipe & little Boney -'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1803
NPG D12807

Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton ('Equestrian elegance! - or - a noble Scot, metamorphosed'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12808

Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton ('Equestrian elegance! - or - a noble Scot, metamorphosed')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 7 May 1803
NPG D12808

'Germans eating sour-krout', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12809

'Germans eating sour-krout'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 7 May 1803
NPG D12809

Napoléon Bonaparte ('Maniac-ravings - or - little Boney in a strong fit - '), by and published by James Gillray - NPG D12811

Napoléon Bonaparte ('Maniac-ravings - or - little Boney in a strong fit - ')

by and published by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, published 24 May 1803
NPG D12811