CALL NUMBER: PC 1 - 7166 (b&w print) (B size) [P&P]PC 1 - 7166 (color print) Another impression [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsc-05878 (digital file from original)LC-USZC4-5786 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-119784 (b&w film copy neg.)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Cartoon shows King George, dressed as an old woman, the Queen, and the Prince of Wales seated around a basin perched on the laps of the King and Queen; they eagerly spoon the contents, representing gold coins, into their mouths. Pouches hanging from their necks like goitres are full, except for that of the Prince of Wales, whose is empty. The gate to the treasury, in the background, is open.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching with aquatint.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: [London] : Pubd. by S. W. Fores, 1787 May 29th.
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist.
Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 6, no. 7166
George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820--Family. Gluttony--1780-1790. Avarice--1780-1790.
Cartoons (Commentary) British 1780-1790.Etchings 1780-1790.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from original) ppmsc 05878 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.05878 (color film copy transparency) cph 3g05786 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05786 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c19784 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c19784
CONTROL #: 97515727
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