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Print - A peep into the Cave of Jacobinism
  • A peep into the Cave of Jacobinism
    Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815
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A peep into the Cave of Jacobinism

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    Sept 1798

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815 (maker)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Frank A. Gibson

  • Museum number:

    E.215-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 230, box B

Physical description

A figure of Truth shines a flaming torch into a cave where a tentacled creature with a phrygian cap cowers.

Date

Sept 1798

Artist/maker

Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815 (maker)

Dimensions

Height: 180 mm image, Width: 245 mm image, Height: 195 mm platemark, Width: 260 mm platemark, Height: 204 mm sheet, Width: 272 mm sheet

Descriptive line

A peep into the Cave of Jacobinism. Gillray caricature.

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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