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- subject matching 'Parliament'

Gillray's political satires include references to parliament. Parliamentary-reform, - or - opposition-rats, leaving the house they had undermined (D12614) shows opposition MPs as rats, led by Lord Grey and Charles James Fox, fleeing the House of Commons. Grey and Fox seceded from Parliament in 1797 after the defeat of Grey's motion for Reform. They were accused of a lack of patriotism, as war with France was ongoing.

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'Patriotic regeneration, - viz. - Parliament reform'd, a la françois, - that is - honest men (ie - Opposition) in the seat of justice', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12519

'Patriotic regeneration, - viz. - Parliament reform'd, a la françois, - that is - honest men (ie - Opposition) in the seat of justice'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 2 March 1795
NPG D12519

'Parliamentary-reform, - or - opposition-rats, leaving the house they had undermined', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12614

'Parliamentary-reform, - or - opposition-rats, leaving the house they had undermined'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 28 May 1797
NPG D12614

Charles James Fox ('Le coup de maitre'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12625

Charles James Fox ('Le coup de maitre')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 November 1797
NPG D12625

'True reform of Parliament, - i.e. - patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in New Palace Yard', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12923

'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
NPG D12923