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TITLE:  The hand-writing upon the wall / Js. Gillray invt. & ft. CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 10072 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-8790 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-112482 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Napoleon, Josephine, French soldiers and women seated at feast with dishes "Bank of England," "St. James," "Tower of London," and "Roast Beef of old England." Napoleon looks in horror at hand of Jehovah pointing to words in sky: "Mene mene, tekel upharsin." MEDIUM:  1 print : etching and aquatint, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  London : pubd. by Js. Gillray, 1803 Aug. 24th. CREATOR: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. NOTES: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 10072 Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: Gillray and the Art of Caricature. SUBJECTS: Napoleon--I,--Emperor of the French,--1769-1821. Josephine,--Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French,--1763-1814. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Proposed invasion of England, 1793-1805. Gluttony--1800-1810. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1800-1810.Etchings Hand-colored 1800-1810. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g08790 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08790 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c12482 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c12482 CONTROL #:  95501587

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