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- subject matching 'Royal mistresses'

As the Prince of Wales and his brothers provided so much subject matter for Gillray, inevitably their mistresses also became targets. One of Gillray’s cruellest caricatures must be Lubber's-hole, - alias - the crackd Jordan (D13007). This represents the actress Dorothy Jordan, mistress of the Duke of Clarence (later William IV) as a large cracked chamber pot into which the Duke thrusts his upper body. 'Jordan' was a slang term for a chamber pot and the sexual symbolism of this image is obvious and hard-hitting.

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'Monuments lately discovered on Salisbury Plain', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12309

'Monuments lately discovered on Salisbury Plain'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 15 June 1782
NPG D12309

'Paridise regain'd' (King George IV; Charles James Fox; Mary Robinson (née Darby)), probably by James Gillray, published by  J. Langham - NPG D12329

'Paridise regain'd' (King George IV; Charles James Fox; Mary Robinson (née Darby))

probably by James Gillray, published by J. Langham
hand-coloured etching, published 20 February 1783
NPG D12329

'Wife & no wife - or - a trip to the Continent', by James Gillray, published by  William Holland - NPG D13066

'Wife & no wife - or - a trip to the Continent'

by James Gillray, published by William Holland
hand-coloured etching, published 27 March 1786
NPG D13066

'Dido forsaken', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12994

'Dido forsaken'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 21 May 1787
NPG D12994

'The royal joke, - or - black jacks delight', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12996

'The royal joke, - or - black jacks delight'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 25 April 1788
NPG D12996

'The fall of Phaeton' (King George IV; Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)), by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12997

'The fall of Phaeton' (King George IV; Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe))

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1 July 1788
NPG D12997

'The accomodating spouse; Tyr-nn-es delight! - coming York over her; - or what you like', by James Gillray, published by  James Aitken - NPG D12999

'The accomodating spouse; Tyr-nn-es delight! - coming York over her; - or what you like'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 15 May 1789
NPG D12999

'The funeral procession of Miss Regency', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D13053

'The funeral procession of Miss Regency'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 29 April 1789
NPG D13053

'Bandelures' (King George IV; Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe); Richard Brinsley Sheridan), by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12412

'Bandelures' (King George IV; Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe); Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
etching and stipple, published 28 February 1791
NPG D12412

Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe) ('Patent-bolsters; - le moyèn d'etre en-bon-point'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12427

Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe) ('Patent-bolsters; - le moyèn d'etre en-bon-point')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 October 1791
NPG D12427

'The devil to pay; - the wife metamorphos'd, or Neptune reposing, after fording the Jordan', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13006

'The devil to pay; - the wife metamorphos'd, or Neptune reposing, after fording the Jordan'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 October 1791
NPG D13006

'Lubber's-hole, - alias - the crack'd Jordan' Dorothy Jordan; King William IV), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13007

'Lubber's-hole, - alias - the crack'd Jordan' Dorothy Jordan; King William IV)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 November 1791
NPG D13007

'Vices overlook'd in the new proclamation', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12456

'Vices overlook'd in the new proclamation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 May 1792
NPG D12456

'The visit to Piccadilly; - or - a Prussian reception', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12462

'The visit to Piccadilly; - or - a Prussian reception'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 July 1792
NPG D12462

'The lover's dream', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12515

'The lover's dream'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 24 January 1795
NPG D12515

'The Jersey smuggler detected; - or - good cause for (separation) discontent', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13023

'The Jersey smuggler detected; - or - good cause for (separation) discontent'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 May 1796
NPG D13023

'The grand-signor retiring', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13024

'The grand-signor retiring'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 May 1796
NPG D13024

'Fashionable-jockeyship', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13025

'Fashionable-jockeyship'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 June 1796
NPG D13025