Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Le Diable-Boiteux—or—The Devil upon Two Sticks, Conveying John Bull to the Land of Promise,

Etching with hand coloring on wove paper

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 347 x 246 mm (13.7 x 9.7 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “J. Gillray invt. & fect.”

Edition: Published 8 February 1806, by Humphrey, No. 27 St. James’s Street

Accession number: 1962.51.8

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1962

The image is a caricature directed at Charles James Fox’s coalition with Sidmouth and Grenville for the Foxites’ new ministry.

Bibliography: Wright p. 328; BM Sat 10525

Work Type: print

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