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'True reform of Parliament, - i.e. - patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in New Palace Yard'

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'True reform of Parliament, - i.e. - patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in New Palace Yard', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 14 June 1809 - NPG D12923 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'True reform of Parliament, - i.e. - patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in New Palace Yard'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 14 June 1809
11 3/4 in. x 16 1/4 in. (298 mm x 414 mm) plate size; 12 1/4 in. x 17 3/8 in. (312 mm x 441 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12923


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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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