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Gillray's depictions of George III vary in their treatment of the king. On the one hand, his perceived faults, such as miserliness, could be the object of satire as in Temperance enjoying a frugal meal (D12461); on the other he could be identified positively with Britain or even as John Bull in prints relating to the war with France. Death of the Corsican-fox (D12818) for example shows the king as a huntmaster holding up Napoleon, in the form of a fox, to a pack of hounds with collars identified as victorious British admirals.

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'Ancient music', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D13060

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1787
NPG D13060

'Monstrous craws, at a new coalition feast' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George IV; King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D13062

'Monstrous craws, at a new coalition feast' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George IV; King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 29 May 1787
NPG D13062

'Wierd sisters; ministers of darkness; minions of the moon', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12436

'Wierd sisters; ministers of darkness; minions of the moon'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 23 December 1791
NPG D12436

'The introduction', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12432

'The introduction'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 November 1791
NPG D12432

'Frying sprats, toasting muffins' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12433

'Frying sprats, toasting muffins' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 28 November 1791
NPG D12433

'The hopes of the party, prior to July 14th -

'The hopes of the party, prior to July 14th - "From such wicked Crown & Anchor dreams, good Lord deliver us"'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 19 July 1791
NPG D13074

'A Connoisseur examining a Cooper' (Oliver Cromwell (in portrait); King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12459

'A Connoisseur examining a Cooper' (Oliver Cromwell (in portrait); King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 18 June 1792
NPG D12459

'Anti-saccharrites, - or - John Bull and his family leaving off the use of sugar', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12446

'Anti-saccharrites, - or - John Bull and his family leaving off the use of sugar'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 27 March 1792
NPG D12446

'Scotch Harry's news; - or - nincumpoop in high glee', by James Gillray, published by  James Aitken - NPG D12455

'Scotch Harry's news; - or - nincumpoop in high glee'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1792
NPG D12455

'The fall of the Wolsey of the woolsack', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12457

'The fall of the Wolsey of the woolsack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 May 1792
NPG D12457

'Temperance enjoying a frugal meal' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12461

'Temperance enjoying a frugal meal' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 28 July 1792
NPG D12461

'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

King George III ('The French invasion; - or - John Bull, bombarding the bum-boats'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13016

King George III ('The French invasion; - or - John Bull, bombarding the bum-boats')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 5 November 1793
NPG D13016

'Presentation of the Mahometan credentials - or - the final resource of French atheists', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13018

'Presentation of the Mahometan credentials - or - the final resource of French atheists'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 26 December 1793
NPG D13018

'Pantagruel's victorious return to the court of Gargantua.  After extirpating the soup-meagres of Bouille land', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12484

'Pantagruel's victorious return to the court of Gargantua. After extirpating the soup-meagres of Bouille land'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 February 1794
NPG D12484

'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

'Affability' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12518

'Affability' (Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 10 February 1795
NPG D12518

'The Republican attack', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12543

'The Republican attack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 November 1795
NPG D12543

'The Esplanade', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12615

'The Esplanade'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 June 1797
NPG D12615

'The King of Brobdingnag, and Gulliver' (Napoléon Bonaparte; King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12815

'The King of Brobdingnag, and Gulliver' (Napoléon Bonaparte; King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 26 June 1803
NPG D12815