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Bank-notes, paper-money,-French-alarmists,-o, the devil, the devil!-Ah! poor John-Bull!!!; Begging no Robbery;-i.e.- Voluntary Contribution;-or-John Bull escaping a Forced Loan; Election-troops, bringing in their accounts, to the pay-table; John Bull ground down

James Gillray-Bank-notes, paper-money,-French-alarmists,-o, the devil, the devil!-Ah! poor John-Bull!!!; Begging no Robbery;-i.e.- Voluntary Contribution;-or-John Bull escaping a Forced Loan; Election-troops, bringing in their accounts, to the pay-table; John Bull ground down-1797

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Artwork:
Bank-notes, paper-money,-French-alarmists,-o, the devil, the devil!-Ah! poor John-Bull!!!; Begging no Robbery;-i.e.- Voluntary Contribution;-or-John Bull escaping a Forced Loan; Election-troops, bringing in their accounts, to the pay-table; John Bull ground down
Size:
Image: 25.6 x 35.6, Sheet: 27.1 x 37 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
Etchings with hand-colouring on watermarked laid paper
Creation Year:
1797
Category :
Print-Multiple
Artwork Details :
Set of 4, first published on March 1st 1797 by H. Humphreys

Christie’s London

Date:
2015-12-10
Lot Number :
108
Low Estimate :
$1,500[-15%]*
High Estimate :
$2,250[-43%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,280
Sold For :
$1,600*