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A man fast asleep with his head back and wig dangling. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1806.

Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
1 November 1806
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Description

The sleeping man's pipe is lying on a paper entitled "Political register"

Publication/Creation

London (27 St. James's Street) : H. Humphrey, 1 November 1806.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; border 24.6 x 20.6 cm

Lettering

Fast-asleep.

Notes

Companion plate: "Wide-awake" (record number 10746 in this catalogue)

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 10644

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10745i

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Languages

  • English



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