Two penny Whist [copy 1].

Caricaturist
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Browse]
Format
Visual material
Published/​Created
London : [s.n.], 1796/01/11.
Description
1 item ; print 18.6 x 30.1 cm. sheet 23.5 x 31.7 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Notes
  • Medium: Etchings, Hand coloring
  • Depiction: Carciature. Gillray's publisher Miss Humphrey, wearing glasses, looks on as her shop girl Betty takes the winning trick. The two male card players are most likely Gillray's acquaintances, Mortimer and Tholdal.
  • Provenance: Stamped on verso, "Princeton University // Library // Presented by // Dickson Q. Brown '95".
  • Signed in plate, lower left: "Js. Gillray ad vivam fect.".
Source acquisition
Gift of Dickson Q. Brown, Princeton University Class of 1895.
References
BM 8885
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other views
Staff view

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