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The maid bringing in the breakfast finds the Prince of Wales and Mrs Fitzherbert in a dishevelled state on the morning after their marriage. Wood engraving after "Plenipo Georgy" (James Gillray?).

  • Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
1788
Reference
28436i
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Publication/Creation

1788

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 17.3 x 21.4 cm

Lettering

The morning after marriage - or - a scene on the Continent. Plenipo Georgy.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. 6, 1938, no. 7298 (for the original print)

Lettering note

Bears signature "Plenipo Georgy", identified by Grego and BM catalogue as Gillray. "Plenipo" was a colloquial abbreviation of plenipotentiary (OED)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28436i

Reproduction note

Imprint of original: London (No. 50 Oxford Str.) : W. Holland, April 5 1788

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  • English


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