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'Horrors of the Irish-Union; - botheration of poor Pat - or - a whisper across the Channel'

13 of 48 portraits of George Tierney

'Horrors of the Irish-Union; - botheration of poor Pat - or - a whisper across the Channel', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 24 December 1798 - NPG D12673 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Horrors of the Irish-Union; - botheration of poor Pat - or - a whisper across the Channel'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 December 1798
9 5/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (244 mm x 360 mm) plate size; 10 in. x 14 1/4 in. (253 mm x 363 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12673


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Sittersback to top

  • Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman. Sitter associated with 299 portraits.
  • Michael Angelo Taylor (circa 1757-1834), Politician; MP for several constituencies. Sitter associated with 35 portraits.
  • George Tierney (1761-1830), Politician. Sitter associated with 48 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • 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.