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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    5th April 1806 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815 (artist)
    H. Humphrey (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured etching, ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.4660-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print entitled 'Pacific-Overtures, - or - a Flight from St. Cloud's - "over the Water to Charley." - a new Dramatic Peace now Rehearsing' and parodies the attempted peace negotiations between Britain and France. Published in London by Hannah Humphrey.

Physical description

Etched and hand coloured print entitled 'Pacific-Overtures, - or - a Flight from St. Cloud's - "over the Water to Charley." - a new Dramatic Peace now Rehearsing'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

5th April 1806 (published)

Artist/maker

Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815 (artist)
H. Humphrey (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured etching, ink and wash on paper

Dimensions

Height: 40.7 cm Total including mount, Width: 51.3 cm Total including mount

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'Pacific-Overtures, - or - a Flight from St. Cloud's - "over the Water to Charley." - a new Dramatic Peace now Rehearsing'. Published in London by Hannah Humphrey on 5th April 1806, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Wash

Techniques

Print-making; Painting; Hand-colouring; Etching (corroding)

Subjects depicted

Satire; Caricature

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints; Scotland

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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