Photo, Print, Drawing The hand-writing upon the wall / Js. Gillray invt. & ft.
About this Item
- The hand-writing upon the wall / Js. Gillray invt. & ft.
- 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."
- Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist
Created / Published
- London : pubd. by Js. Gillray, 1803 Aug. 24th.
- - 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
- Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1800-1810.
- - 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.
- 1 print : etching and aquatint, hand-colored.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PC 1 - 10072 (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- cph 3g08790 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08790
- cph 3c12482 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c12482
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZC4-8790 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-112482 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Gillray, James, Artist. The hand-writing upon the wall / Js. Gillray invt. & ft. , 1803. London: pubd. by Js. Gillray, th. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/95501587/.
APA citation style:
Gillray, J. (1803) The hand-writing upon the wall / Js. Gillray invt. & ft. , 1803. London: pubd. by Js. Gillray, th. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/95501587/.
MLA citation style:
Gillray, James, Artist. The hand-writing upon the wall / Js. Gillray invt. & ft. London: pubd. by Js. Gillray, th. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/95501587/>.