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Gillray's creatively grotesque imagery was well suited to the illustration of dreams and visions. In some cases such as Political dreamings! – Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors! (D12769) and Delicious dreams! Castles in the air! - Glorious prospects! (D12905) clouds are used to separate the real world from the imaginary. In the first of these the dreaming William Windham is portrayed without caricature, making the dream imagery seem even more grotesque. Windham's speech in parliament against the peace terms then being negotiated had included the question 'are these idle dreams the phantoms of my disordered imagination?' suggesting to Gillray the form of his satire.

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'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

'Presages of the millenium', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12528

'Presages of the millenium'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 4 June 1795
NPG D12528

'Shrine at St Ann's Hill', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12650

'Shrine at St Ann's Hill'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured aquatint, published 26 May 1798
NPG D12650

'Nightly visitors, at St Ann's Hill' (Charles James Fox; Elizabeth Bridget Fox (née Cane); Lord Edward Fitzgerald), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12658

'Nightly visitors, at St Ann's Hill' (Charles James Fox; Elizabeth Bridget Fox (née Cane); Lord Edward Fitzgerald)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured aquatint, published 21 September 1798
NPG D12658

Louis Lazare Hoche ('The apotheosis of Hoche'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13090

Louis Lazare Hoche ('The apotheosis of Hoche')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 January? 1798
NPG D13090

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12769

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 November 1801
NPG D12769

'A phantasmagoria; - scene - conjuring-up an armed-skeleton', by and published by James Gillray - NPG D12799

'A phantasmagoria; - scene - conjuring-up an armed-skeleton'

by and published by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 5 January 1803
NPG D12799

'Comfort's of a bed of roses' (William Pitt; Elizabeth Bridget Fox (née Cane); Charles James Fox; Napoléon Bonaparte), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12864

'Comfort's of a bed of roses' (William Pitt; Elizabeth Bridget Fox (née Cane); Charles James Fox; Napoléon Bonaparte)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 21 April 1806
NPG D12864

'Delicious dreams! - Castles in the air! - Glorious prospects!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12905

'Delicious dreams! - Castles in the air! - Glorious prospects!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 April 1808
NPG D12905

'Phaeton alarm'd!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13115

'Phaeton alarm'd!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 22 March 1808
NPG D13115