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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    30 April 1795 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    coloured etching

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.2711-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Colour scene entitled 'Light expelling darkness, evaporation of Stygian exhalations, or the sun of the constitution rising superior to the clouds of opposition. With caricatures of Edward Smith Stanley, Thomas Erskine, Charles James Fox, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, William Petty, James Maitland, Charles Howard, William Pitt, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Charles Stanhope and Michael Angelo Taylor.

Physical description

Colour scene entitled 'Light expelling darkness, evaporation of Stygian exhalations, or the sun of the constitution rising superior to the clouds of opposition'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

30 April 1795 (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

coloured etching

Dimensions

Height: 35.7 cm Print size, Width: 46.1 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Colour scene entitled 'Light expelling darkness, evaporation of Stygian exhalations, or the sun of the constitution rising superior to the clouds of opposition, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Paint

Techniques

Print-making; Etching; Hand-colouring

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Scotland

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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