Anticipation, or, The approaching fate of the French Commercial Treaty [graphic].
Lewis Walpole Library > Anticipation, or, The approaching fate of the French Commercial Treaty [graphic].
- Anticipation, or, The approaching fate of the French Commercial Treaty [graphic].
- Alternative Title
- Approaching fate of the French Commerical Treaty
- Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker
- Jackson, Elizabeth, active 1785-1788, publisher.
- Published / Created
- [16 January 1787]
- Publication Place
- Pubd. Jany. 16th 1787 by Mrs. Jackson, Mary-le-bone Street, Golden Square
"The interior of the House of Commons, the Speaker in his chair, the two clerks, Hatsell and Ley, writing at the table on which is the mace. The members are represented by dogs, some having human faces; in the foreground four ministerial hounds (left) and four opposition leaders (right) tear violently at a paper inscribed 'Commercial Treaty'. On the right benches opposition hounds are in hungry cry after their leaders, on the left the ministerialists are gnawing bones with eyes fixed on the contest. The four Government dogs, who have human faces, are Pitt, a lean greyhound, his collar inscribed 'Fawning-Billy'; next him Dundas, his collar 'Treasurer Navy'; next Pepper Arden, his collar 'At. Gen', and last, Archibald Macdonald, his collar 'Sol. G.' Opposite these are North, wearing his ribbon, gnawing greedily, and Fox tearing ferociously (these two have quasi-human heads), Burke, a dog wearing spectacles, and Sheridan, his collar inscribed 'Sc. for Scan[dal]'. Three yelping puppies fawn on Fox, one of whom is probably intended for Grey. Behind the Speaker's chair stand members of the House of Lords, scandalized at the uproar. Spectators look down from the galleries."--British Museum online catalogue
Title etched below image.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue and Wright.
Mounted to 31 x 49 cm.
- 1 print : plate mark 24.8 x 36 cm, on sheet 26.8 x 44 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been no.
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Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Caricatures and cartoons
Satires (Visual works) England 1787
Etchings England London 1787
- etching ; and laid paper hand-colored.
- Resource Type
- still image
- Subject (Geographic)
- Subject (Name)
Hatsell, John, 1743-1820
Pitt, William, 1759-1806
Dundas, Henry, 1742-1811
Alvanley, Richard Pepper Arden, Baron, 1745-1804
Macdonald, Archibald, Sir, 1747-1826
North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816
Grey, Charles Grey, Earl, 1764-1845
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797
- Subject (Topic)
Politics and government
Hatsell, John, 1743-1820 > Caricatures and cartoons
Pitt, William, 1759-1806 > Caricatures and cartoons
Dundas, Henry, 1742-1811 > Caricatures and cartoons
Alvanley, Richard Pepper Arden, Baron, 1745-1804 > Caricatures and cartoons
Macdonald, Archibald, Sir, 1747-1826 > Caricatures and cartoons
North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792 > Caricatures and cartoons
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 > Caricatures and cartoons
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816 > Caricatures and cartoons
Grey, Charles Grey, Earl, 1764-1845 > Caricatures and cartoons
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797 > Caricatures and cartoons
Great Britain > Politics and government > 1760-1789
Politicians > Great Britain
England > 1787
England > London > 1787
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