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Uncorking old sherry

Uncorking old sherry
published (1818)
from The Caricatures of Gillray published by John Miller, London and William Blackwood, Edinburgh, 1818

hand-coloured etching
26.0 × 18.8 cm (image) 28.7 × 22.1 cm (plate) 30.6 × 23.1 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 10375B; Wright & Evans 293 (copy)
printed in ink (in image) l.c.: Ja.s (s in superscript above . ) Gillray del,t (t in superscript above , )
printed in ink l.c.: London. Published by John Miller, Bridge Street, and W.Blackwood, Edinburgh
printed in ink u.c.: UNCORKING OLD SHERRY
printed in ink l.l.-l.r.: “the hon,ble (ble in superscript above , ) Gen,t (t in superscript above , ) tho he does not very often adreſs the House, yet when he does he always thinks / … (5 lines of text) … / see Mr (r in superscript) Pitts speech on the Gen’ defence Bill March (th in superscript above . ) 1805
printed in ink (in image) u.l.-l.r.: (text exploding from bottles and on jar labels)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1946
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Gallery location
Not on display