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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    18th April 1807 (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.4685-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print entitled 'The Pigs Possessed: - or - the Broad bottom'd Litter running headlong into ye Sea of Perdition'. Published in London by Hannah Humphrey.

Physical description

Etched and hand coloured print entitled 'The Pigs Possessed: - or - the Broad bottom'd Litter running headlong into ye Sea of Perdition'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

18th April 1807 (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: 44.4 cm Print size, Width: 32.2 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'The Pigs Possessed: - or - the Broad bottom'd Litter running headlong into ye Sea of Perdition'. Published in London by Hannah Humphrey on 18th April 1807, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Wash

Techniques

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

Subjects depicted

Satire; Caricature

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints; Scotland

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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