Rude Britannia; Gillray's Suppressed Plates

Gillray, James. 1756-1815.

James Gillray "Junction of Parties " Hand coloured etching from the album of suppressed plates.

Published: London Henry Bohn c.1847.


First published in April 1783 by Hannah Humphrey, here as plate four from Bohn's additional album of work considered too outrageous to include in the main volume. The politicians Lord North on the left,and Fox on the right, shit into a pot bearing the royal coat of arms whilst the devil stirs the contents. Plain backed, on heavy wove paper 14"x 9"


Offered by John Capes