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- subject matching 'Fashion and Society'

Gillray is well known for his prints inspired by contemporary events, but he also made fun of the world of fashion. Prints looking humorously at the extremes of fashionable clothing were sometimes based on sketches made by amateur artists. For example, A back view of the cape (D12444) shows the fashion for large cape collars, as well as hair powder worn ostentatiously on the shoulders of the jacket. An inscription on this print tells us that it was based on a sketch by a Miss Keate.

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'A meeting of umbrellas', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12299

'A meeting of umbrellas'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 January 1782
NPG D12299

'La belle assemblêe', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12361

'La belle assemblêe'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 May 1787
NPG D12361

'Questions and commands; or, the mistaken road to He-r-f-rd; a Sunday evenings amusement', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12372

'Questions and commands; or, the mistaken road to He-r-f-rd; a Sunday evenings amusement'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 February 1788
NPG D12372

'A lady at a card party who does not play', possibly by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12958

'A lady at a card party who does not play'

possibly by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 May 1788
NPG D12958

'Hyde-Park; - Sunday, - or - both hemispheres of the world in a sweat', by James Gillray, published by  James Aitken - NPG D12405

'Hyde-Park; - Sunday, - or - both hemispheres of the world in a sweat'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 1 June 1789
NPG D12405

Sarah Archer (née West), Lady Archer ('The finishing touch'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12424

Sarah Archer (née West), Lady Archer ('The finishing touch')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1791
NPG D12424

Albinia, Countess of Buckinghamshire ('La derniere ressource; - or - Van-Buchells garters'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12425

Albinia, Countess of Buckinghamshire ('La derniere ressource; - or - Van-Buchells garters')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 3 October 1791
NPG D12425

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

Lady Cecilia Johnston ('At the opera'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12509

Lady Cecilia Johnston ('At the opera')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 4 October 1791
NPG D12509

'A back view of the cape', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12444

'A back view of the cape'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 23 March 1792
NPG D12444

'Neck or nothing', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12445

'Neck or nothing'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 23 March 1792
NPG D12445

'Modern hospitality, - or - a friendly party in high life', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12447

'Modern hospitality, - or - a friendly party in high life'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 31 March 1792
NPG D12447

'And catch the living manners as they rise', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12488

'And catch the living manners as they rise'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 7 May 1794
NPG D12488

'Following the fashion', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12504

'Following the fashion'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 9 December 1794
NPG D12504

'Leaving off powder, - or - a frugal family saving the guinea', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12521

'Leaving off powder, - or - a frugal family saving the guinea'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 March 1795
NPG D12521

Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury (née Campbell) ('Modern elegance'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12524

Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury (née Campbell) ('Modern elegance')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 May 1795
NPG D12524

Albinia, Countess of Buckinghamshire ('Enter Cowslip with a bowl of cream'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12532

Albinia, Countess of Buckinghamshire ('Enter Cowslip with a bowl of cream')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 June 1795
NPG D12532

'Parasols, for 1795', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12535

'Parasols, for 1795'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 15 June 1795
NPG D12535

'Characters in high life', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12536

'Characters in high life'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 20 June 1795
NPG D12536

'A lady putting on her cap, - June 1795', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12538

'A lady putting on her cap, - June 1795'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 30 June 1795
NPG D12538