Rude Britannia; Gillray's Suppressed Plates

Gillray, James. 1756-1815.

James Gillray "And Would'st Thou Turn The Vile Reproach On Me". Hand coloured etching from the album of suppressed plates.

Published: London Henry Bohn c.1847.

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First published in February 1807 by Hannah Humphrey, here as plate 43 from Bohn's additional album of work considered too outrageous to include in the main volume. A repulsive elderly employer addresses a comely young servant showing obvious signs of pregnancy. Plain backed, on heavy wove paper 9"x11"

£100

Offered by John Capes