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Lordly elevation
Medium
hand-coloured etching and aquatint
Measurements
26.6 × 20.9 cm (image) 26.6 × 21.0 cm (plate) 30.4 × 40.5 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 9905; Wright & Evans 512
Printing/Publishing
published by Hannah Humphrey, London
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.-l.r.: J.s (s in superscript above . ) Gillray d. & f.-t (t in superscript above - ) LORDLY ELEVATION . Pub.d (d in superscript above . ) Jan.y (y in superscript above . ) 6.th (th in superscript above . ) 1802. by H. Humphrey S.t (t in superscript above . ) James’s Street
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.r.: “Methinks I’m now a marv’lous proper Man .— / “I’ll have my Chambers lin’d with Looking Glaſs . / “And entertain a score or two of Tailors .— / “To study faſhions to adorn my body .—
printed in ink (in image) (on bottle label) c.l.: VELNO
Accession Number
1573.20-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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Gallery location
Not on display