Digital Images

An alchemist using a crown-shaped bellows to blow the flames of a furnace and heat a glass vessel in which the House of Commons is distilled; satirizing the dissolution of parliament by Pitt. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1796.

James Gillray

Download

Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
Can I use this?

About this digital image

Contributors

Lettering

The dissolution, or the alchymist producing an Ætherial representation. Js. Gy. des et fect.



Where to find it


Identifiers


License information

License information

You can use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law. You should also provide attribution to the original work, source and licence.

Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Credit

An alchemist using a crown-shaped bellows to blow the flames of a furnace and heat a glass vessel in which the House of Commons is distilled; satirizing the dissolution of parliament by Pitt. Coloured etching by J. Gillray, 1796. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.