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'Swearing to the cutting monster or- a scene in Bow Street'

6 of 66 portraits of Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth

'Swearing to the cutting monster or- a scene in Bow Street', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 20 May 1790 - NPG D13001 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Swearing to the cutting monster or- a scene in Bow Street'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 20 May 1790
9 7/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (250 mm x 348 mm) plate size; 10 3/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (262 mm x 360 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13001


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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.