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Although best known for his political satires, Gillray also produced etchings based on general current events. Some, such as Andrew Robinson Bowes, Esqr. As he appeared in the Court of Kings Bench (D12353) are straightforward illustrations, with little attempt at caricature. In others such as The cow pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation (D13037) Gillray uses his visual inventiveness to the full, with horns and miniature cows erupting from the recipients of Jenner’s small pox cure.

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Margaret Nicholson; King George III, by Unknown artist, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D33164

Margaret Nicholson; King George III

by Unknown artist, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 5 August 1786
NPG D33164

'Andrew Robinson Bowes Esqr. as he appeared in the Court of Kings Bench', by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth Jackson - NPG D12353

'Andrew Robinson Bowes Esqr. as he appeared in the Court of Kings Bench'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth Jackson
hand-coloured etching, published 2 December 1786
NPG D12353

'The sick prince', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12365

'The sick prince'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 16 June 1787
NPG D12365

'Britannia', probably by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12421

'Britannia'

probably by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 25 June 1791
NPG D12421

'Taking physick: - or - the news of shooting the King of Sweden!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13010

'Taking physick: - or - the news of shooting the King of Sweden!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 April 1792
NPG D13010

Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont ('The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial...'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12477

Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont ('The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial...')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 July 1793
NPG D12477

Edward Jenner ('The cow pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation!'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13037

Edward Jenner ('The cow pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation!')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 12 June 1802
NPG D13037

'La walse', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12936

'La walse'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D12936