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The plumb-pudding in danger or State epicures taking un petit souper

hand-coloured etching
25.5 × 35.7 cm (image) 26.1 × 36.3 cm (plate) 26.6 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 10371; Wright & Evans 295
printed in ink (in image) u.l.: London / Pub.d (d in superscript above . ) Feby (y in superscript) 26th (th in superscript) 1805. / by H. Humphrey 27 / S.t (t in superscript above . ) James’s Street / J.s (s in superscript above . ) Gillray inv & fec
printed in ink (in image) u.c.-u.r.: The Plumb-pudding in danger;_or_State Epicures taking un Petit Souper. / “the great Globe itself, and all which it inherit”, is too small to satisfy such insatiable appetites / __vide Mc (c in superscript) W _ d_m’s, eccentricities, in ye (e in superscript above y) Political Register.
printed in ink (in image) (on globe) c.: (names of countries and oceans)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1944
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Gallery location
Not on display