'The tree of liberty must be planted immediately!'

1 portrait of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

'The tree of liberty must be planted immediately!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 16 February 1797 - NPG D12598 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The tree of liberty must be planted immediately!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 February 1797
14 in. x 10 in. (355 mm x 254 mm) plate size; 14 1/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. (363 mm x 263 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12598


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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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