The assault, or fencing match, which took place at Carlton House on the 9th of April, 1787 . . . .

Attributed to
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Browse]
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No linguistic content
Paris : [s.n.], n.d. [1840s]
1 item ; sheet 31.5 x 36.6 cm.


  • Medium: Stipple engravings, Aquatints, Hand coloring
  • Medium: Etchings
  • Inscribed in plate, below: "The Assault, or Fencing Match which took place at Carlton House, on the 9th of April 1787, between // Mademoiselle La Chevaliere D'eon de Beaumont and Monsieur De Saint George. // In the presence of His Royal Highness the Princ.
  • Item description: Credited to Rowlandson but has since been attributed to Gillray.
  • Also, page 85 credits to Gillray.
  • Unsigned.
  • Princeton's copy is a re-strike of Gillray's 1787 print. It was issued in the 1840s.
Source acquisition
Gift of Dickson Q. Brown, Princeton University Class of 1895.
  • Not in Grego.
  • Paston. Social Caricatures, no. 133.
  • See Henry Angelo's Reminiscences.
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