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Death of the Corsican Fox—Scene the Last of the Royal Hunt

19th century
256 x 358 mm (10.1 x 14.1 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published 20 July 1803, by H. Humphrey, St. James’s Street
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “J. Gillray inv. et. fe.”
Bibliography: Wright, p. 299; BM Sat 10039.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.51.7

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • caricatures - Use for representations, often portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect. [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • death
  • foxes
  • Napoleonic era
  • political caricature
  • politics

  • plate Dimensions: 256 x 358 mm (10.1 x 14.1 in.)

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