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Light expelling darkness – evaporation of Stygian exhalations or The sun of the constitution rising superior to the clouds of opposition

Light expelling darkness – evaporation of Stygian exhalations or The sun of the constitution rising superior to the clouds of opposition
1795

Medium
hand-coloured engraving
Measurements
33.4 × 44.5 cm (image) 34.9 × 45.8 cm (plate) 38.4 × 48.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Printing/Publishing
published by Hannah Humphrey, London
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: James Gillray des. et fec.t (t in superscript above . )
printed in ink l.r.: Pub.d (d in superscript above . ) April 30.th (th in superscript above . ) 1795. by H.Humphrey / N.o (o in superscript above . ) 37 New Bond Street.
printed in ink l.l.-l.r.: LIGHT expelling DARKNESS, _Evaporation of Stygian Exhalations, _ or _The SUN of the CONSTITUTION, rising superior to the Clouds of OPPOSITION.
printed (in circle) in ink (in image) u.l.: COMMONS · KING · LORDS ·
printed in ink (in image) u.c.-l.c.: (text on flags, scrolls and books)
Accession Number
1573.27-4
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