The Times, Anno 1783

James Gillray, English, 1756 - 1815



Engraving on wove paper

Sheet: 9 7/8 × 13 3/4 in. (25.1 × 35 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of David Bindman



William Humphrey (about 1740-1810), London


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower center: The TIMES, Anno. 1783.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Pub.d April 14th. 1783. by W. Humphrey, No. 227 Strand; inscribed, in black ink, in image (on figures): 4 3 2 1; inscribed, in black ink, lower left to right: I John Bull lamenting the loss of America. 2 France insulting him. 3 Spain pointing with vexation to Gibraltar, vainly besieged. / 4 Dutchman

Course History

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

ENGL 20, Age of Satire, Alysia Garrison, Winter 2014

WGST 65, Queer Visual Culture, Gabriele Dietze, Winter 2014

ENGL 21, Reason and Revolution, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2014

WGST 18, Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies, Eng-Beng Lim, Winter 2015

ENGL 22, The Rise of the Novel, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2015

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

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