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'Midas, transmuting all, into paper'

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'Midas, transmuting all, into paper', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 9 March 1797 - NPG D12603 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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'Midas, transmuting all, into paper'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 March 1797
13 7/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (354 mm x 247 mm) plate size; 14 1/2 in. x 10 1/8 in. (367 mm x 258 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12603


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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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