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Satirical print - Tales of Wonder!
  • Tales of Wonder!
    Gillray, James, born 1757 - died 1815
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Tales of Wonder!

  • Object:

    Satirical print

  • Place of origin:

    Dublin (published)
    London (published)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching, coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Geoffrey A. Whittall

  • Museum number:

    E.511-1955

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 72, box C

Physical description

Caricature depicting three women sitting at a table listening to another reading from 'The Monk' by M. G. Lewis. Lettered with title and 'This attempt to describe the effects of the Sublime & Wonderful is Dedicated to M. G. Lewis Esqr. M.P.' and 'Published by McLeary, 32 Nassau St.'

Place of Origin

Dublin (published)
London (published)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Etching, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'This attempt to describe the effects of the Sublime & Wonderful is Dedicated to M. G. Lewis Esqr. M.P.'
Lettered with title and

'Published by McLeary, 32 Nassau St.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 25.08 cm, Width: 33.02 cm

Descriptive line

Print after James Gillray

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Caricatures

Categories

Satire; Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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