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After he was awarded a 'pension', or salary, by William Pitt in 1797, Gillray's prints tended to be supportive of government policy, including its handling of the war against Napoleonic France. Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte (D12666) shows a British sailor (a 'Jack Tar') giving a skinny figure representing Napoleon a bloody nose after the Royal Navy's overwhelming victory over the French at the Battle of the Nile. Nelson's Victory; - or - good-news operating upon loyal-feelings (D12659) on the other hand, shows the dismay of the opposition, who opposed the war, on receiving the news.

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'Nelson's Victory; - or - good-news operating upon loyal-feelings', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12659

'Nelson's Victory; - or - good-news operating upon loyal-feelings'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 3 October 1798
NPG D12659

Horatio Nelson ('Extirpation of the plagues of Egypt ..., by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12660

Horatio Nelson ('Extirpation of the plagues of Egypt ...

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 6 October 1798
NPG D12660

John Bull taking a luncheon: - or - British cooks, cramming old grumble-gizzard, with bonne-chére, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12661

John Bull taking a luncheon: - or - British cooks, cramming old grumble-gizzard, with bonne-chére

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 October 1798
NPG D12661

'Destruction of the French collossus', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12662

'Destruction of the French collossus'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 1 November 1798
NPG D12662

Napoléon Bonaparte ('Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12666

Napoléon Bonaparte ('Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 20 November 1798
NPG D12666

'Egyptian sketches', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12678

'Egyptian sketches'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 March 1799
NPG D12678