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A voluminous woman crossing a bush in a circle of foliage to get to a latrine; perhaps representing Garnerin's London balloon flights of the time. Etching by J. Gillray, 1802.

  • Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
3 August 1802
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12192i
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Description

The woman clutches a paper inscribed: "Wonderful aeronauts"

Publication/Creation

[London] (St. James's Street) : H. Humphrey, 3 August 1802.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 26 x 20.6 cm

Lettering

Going to London, through "Epping Forest". B. Esqr. inv. & del.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VIII, London 1947, no. 9934

Lettering note

Bears number bottom right : 24

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 12192i

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  • English


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