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Begging no Robbery; i.e. Voluntary Contribution, or John Bull Escaping a Forced Loan

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 December 10, 1796

Artist:

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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James Gillray

Title

Begging no Robbery; i.e. Voluntary Contribution, or John Bull Escaping a Forced Loan

Place

England (Artist's nationality)

Date

Published 1796

Medium

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

Dimensions

Image: 24 × 35.6 cm (9 1/2 × 14 1/16 in.); Plate: 25.4 × 35.7 cm (10 × 14 1/16 in.); Sheet: 28.4 × 39.6 cm (11 3/16 × 15 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1928.1248

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