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Scientific Researches! - New Discoveries in Pneumaticks! - or, an Experimental Lecture on the Powers of Air
"Scientific Researches! - New Discoveries in Pneumaticks! - or, an Experimental Lecture on the Powers of Air". Coloured etching by James Gillray, published 23 May 1802 by Hannah Humphrey St James's Street, London.
'Metallic Tractors', print, by James Gillray, London, England, 1801
Hand coloured caricature aquatint and etching `Metallic Tractors'. J. Gillray, invt & fect, Published by H Humphrey, London Nov. 1801, 27 St. James St.. 25x32cm.
'Taking Physick' print
hand coloured caricature engraving "Taking Physick"/after Gillray (?Dublin issue of 1801) 25.5x19cm. to border
The Comforts of a Rumford Stove
Print. hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, The Comforts of a Rumford Stove / J. Gillray des & fect. ad vivam. - Published June 12th 1800, by H. Humphrey 27 St James's Street. - [London], 1800. Etching, col.; image 25x20cm on sheet 28x23.5cm. Headed t.r.: Vide Dr G-rn-ts lectures. Satire depicting Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford (1753-1816), founder of the Royal Institution in 1799 and inventor of domestic and cookware improvements, economical heating, etc. Rumford is full length profile to R standing warming his coat tails in front of a domestic fire grate which does not quite work, as black smoke emanates from, not up, the chimney. On a wall shelf are a cookpot and coffee pot. The reference is to Dr Thomas Garnett, lecturer at the RI but in disagreement with Rumford. The award of Count, or Graf, was given by the Elector of Bavaria to Rumford, who is wearing German style boots and a sash of an Order. [BM9565]
'Gentle Emetic', print, engraving, United Kingdom, 1801-1831
hand coloured caricature engraving "Gentle Emetic"/after Gillray (?Dublin issue of 1801) 25.5x19cm. to border
Siege de la Colonne de Pompee
Print, coloured. Caricature. Siege de la Colonne de Pompee - Science in the Pillory. Etched by J. Gillray, from the original intercepted drawing. Pub. March 6, 1799 by H. Humphrey, St. James's Street. 16 1/2x21 3/4 in.
Blue & Buff Charity
Blue & Buff Charity; - or - The Patriarch of the Greek Clergy applying for Relief. / Js Gy [James Gillray] des. et fect. ; Pubd June 12th 1793 by H. Humphrey, No.18 Old Bond St [London]. - 1793. - 1print: etching, col., trimmed to platemark 35 x 42 cm. - Caricature, mainly political satirising the subscription raised for Charles James Fox after his Coalition defeat over the India Bill; featuring Charles Mahon Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope/3rd Lord Stanhope (1753-1816), politician and scientist; Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), theologian and scientist, Edward Hall the apothecary (secretary to the Whig Club and Charity Committee), Hall's pocket holding syringe and medicine bottle labelled W Pitt, Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman; Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816), dramatist and parliamentary orator; Michael Angelo Taylor (circa 1757-1834), politician; John Horne Tooke (1736-1812), radical politician, philologist; all holding daggers and begging for alms, after subscription agreed at meeting at the Crown & Anchor Inn on 5 June; gas street lamp, t.r. [BM8331]
Etching-coloured: `The Dissolution or The Archymis
Etching-coloured: `The Dissolution or The Archymist producing an Aetherial Representation' J[ame]s. Gillray De et fect. Published by H. Humphrey, London 1796. 40x30cm.
Improvements in Weights & Measures
Etching-coloured: `Improvements in weights & measures or Sir John Seeclear discovering ye Ballance of ye British Floog. Js. Gillray inv & fec. Published by H. Humphrey, London 1798. 38x28cm.
He Steers his Flight Aloft ...
Print. He Steers his Flight Aloft, incumbent on the dusky air that felt unusual weight. / J. Gillray; London, Published August 8th 1810, by H. Humphrey, 27 St James's Street. Etching, col.; platemark 51x38.5cm. Satire on the Church: a bishop takes off in a hot air balloon, various religious tracts and riches being jettisoned as ballast to lighten the weight
Etching-coloured: `Opposition Telegraphs', by J. G
Etching-coloured: `Opposition Telegraphs', by J. Gillray. Published by H. Humphrey, London 1798. 29x40cm.