Rude Britannia; Gillray's Suppressed Plates

Gillray, James. 1756-1815.

James Gillray Original Etching with Aquatint from the album of suppressed plates."The Minister Endeavoring to Eke Out Dr PR*TY***N'S BISHO-PRICK.

Published: London Henry Bohn c.1847.


First published in March 1787 by Phillips, here as plate 9 from Bohn's additional album of work considered too outrageous to include in the main volume. Dr George Pretyman was Dean of St Paul's and here William Pitt places the dome of St.Pauls over the tower of Lincoln Cathedral 13"x10" Plain backed, good dark impression enriched with Aquatint on heavy wove paper


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