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'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo'

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'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 8 August 1810 - NPG D13118 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 8 August 1810
20 1/4 in. x 15 3/4 in. (515 mm x 399 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13118


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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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