'The real cause of the present high price of provisions, or, a view on the sea coast of England, with French agents, smuggling away supplies for France'

1 portrait of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

'The real cause of the present high price of provisions, or, a view on the sea coast of England, with French agents, smuggling away supplies for France', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 11 May 1795 - NPG D12522 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The real cause of the present high price of provisions, or, a view on the sea coast of England, with French agents, smuggling away supplies for France'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 May 1795
12 1/8 in. x 16 3/8 in. (307 mm x 417 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12522


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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • Hannah Humphrey (active 1778-1822), Publisher and printseller. Artist associated with 717 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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