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Gillray, James, 1756-1815 - Social Networks and Archival Context

Gillray, James, 1756-1815

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British caricaturist.

From the description of Letter, 1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79306963

Historical Background

James Gillray, born in 1757, was an English caricaturist artist known for his satirical political and social etchings. His political satires feature such figures as George III and Napoleon and many of his caricatures commented on the French Revolution. He is thought to be one of the greatest English satirical artists and his style continues to influence political caricatures today. He died in 1815.

From the guide to the James Gillray engraving, 1849, (Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries)

Archival Resources RoleTitleHolding RepositoryreferencedIn Catalogue of Gillray's caricatures, circa 1830. Yale University, Yale Center for British Art referencedIn Album File, [ca. 1800- ca. 1980] (Bulk 1860-1920) © 2011 New-York Historical Society creatorOf Gillray, James, 1756-1815. Letter, 1788. Getty Research Institute, Research Library creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. [Robert and Barbara Scheibel print collection] California State University, Northridge creatorOf Gillray, James, 1756-1815. [A collection of about 720 caricatures (original colored engravings) chiefly by James Gillray. 1779-1818?]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. James Gillray 1756-1815 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries creatorOf James Gillray engraving, 1849 Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries referencedIn Wilson, Mitchell A. Letter, 1955 January 6, Vineyard Haven, Mass., to Sanborn C. Brown, Cambridge, Mass. Dartmouth College Library referencedIn Gillray Prints, 1851 Special Collections, Newcastle University creatorOf Gillray, James, 1756-1815,. Autograph letter signed by James Gillray to Mr. Alderman Boydell [manuscript], 1788 September 30. Folger Shakespeare Library referencedIn [Satirical prints], 1787-1810. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library creatorOf Gillray, James, 1757-1815. [Sketchbook / James Gillgray]. University Club Library referencedIn Gillray, James : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library referencedIn Papers relating to the British conquest of Canada, 1759-1773. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University referencedIn Prints, 1781-1818 (inclusive), 1781-1810 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University Bibliographic Resources RoleTitleHolding Repository Connection Graph Radial Graph Direct Relationships RelationNamecorrespondedWith Boydell, John, 1719-1804 person associatedWith Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756? -1811? person associatedWith Gillray, James person associatedWith Northcote, James, 1746-1831 person associatedWith Pitt, William, 1759-1806. person associatedWith Shakspeare Gallery corporateBody associatedWith Wilson, Mitchell A. person associatedWith Wolfe, James, 1727-1759 person Place NameAdmin CodeCountry Great Britain SubjectDance--France Ballet--History--Sources Engraving--18th century OccupationBallet dancers Printmaker Function


Birth 1757-08-13

Death 1815-06-01


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Gillray, .. 1756-1815 Gillray, James Gillray, James (British caricaturist, 1757-1815) Gillray, James, 1757-1815 Gilray, James 1757-1815 James Gillray ギルレイ, ジェイムズ

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