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'Pandora opening her box'

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'Pandora opening her box', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 22 February 1809 - NPG D12917 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Pandora opening her box'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 22 February 1809
14 1/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. (358 mm x 258 mm) plate size; 14 3/4 in. x 10 3/4 in. (376 mm x 272 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12917


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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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