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Preliminaries of Peace

A work made of hand-colored etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of hand-colored etching on paper.


published October 6, 1801


James Gillray (English, 1756-1815)
published by Hannah Humphrey (English, c. 1745-1818)

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James Gillray


Preliminaries of Peace


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1801


Hand-colored etching on paper


Image: 24 × 34.3 cm (9 1/2 × 13 9/16 in.); Plate: 24.8 × 35 cm (9 13/16 × 13 13/16 in.); Sheet: 26.4 × 37 cm (10 7/16 × 14 5/8 in.)

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Gift of Thomas F. Furness in memory of William McCallin McKee

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