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The Dissolution; or The Alchymist Producing an Aetherial Representation

A work made of etching in dark brown, with handcoloring, on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of etching in dark brown, with handcoloring, on cream wove paper.

Date:

published May 21, 1796

Artist:

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

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James Gillray

Title

The Dissolution; or The Alchymist Producing an Aetherial Representation

Origin

England

Date

Published 1796

Medium

Etching in dark brown, with handcoloring, on cream wove paper

Dimensions

341 × 258 mm (image); 362 × 263 mm (plate); 369 × 291 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1928.725

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