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Image: Anti-Saccharrites, —or—John Bull and His Family Leaving Off the Use of Sugar

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Anti-Saccharrites, —or—John Bull and His Family Leaving Off the Use of Sugar

18th century
319 x 408 mm (12.6 x 16.1 in.)

James Gillray, British (English), (1757–1815)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching with hand coloring on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published 27 March 1792 by Humphrey, No. 18 Old Bond Street
Marks: Unsigned; inscribed, lower center: name of publisher and date of March 27, 1792
Bibliography: Wright, pp. 140–141; BM Sat 8074.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.51.4

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  • caricatures - Use for representations, often portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect. [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • families - Groups of individuals related by blood, marriage, adoption, or cohabitation. ERIC9 [May 1993 related term deleted. May 1991 descriptor moved. February 1991 related term added.]
  • family
  • political caricature
  • politics
  • slavery

  • plate Dimensions: 319 x 408 mm (12.6 x 16.1 in.)

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