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A French Telegraph Making Signals in the Dark

18th century
244 x 345 mm (9.6 x 13.6 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: Good
Edition: Published 26 January 1795 by H. Humphrey, No. 37 Bond Street, London
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “J.s G.Y des et fec.”
Bibliography: Wright, pp. 181–182; BM Sat 8612.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.51.5

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