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'A new way to pay the National-Debt'

2 of 4 portraits of Louis Philippe Joseph (Philippe Egalite), duc d'Orleans

'A new way to pay the National-Debt', by James Gillray, published by  William Holland, published 21 April 1786 - NPG D13052 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'A new way to pay the National-Debt'

by James Gillray, published by William Holland
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 21 April 1786
16 1/2 in. x 20 7/8 in. (420 mm x 529 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13052


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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • William Holland (active 1782-1802), Book and printseller. Artist associated with 11 portraits.

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