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A French Telegraph Making Signals in the Dark

James Gillray1795

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: A French Telegraph Making Signals in the Dark
  • Creator: James Gillray
  • Date Created: 1795
  • Subject Keywords: caricatures, Napoleonic era, political caricature, politics, technology, telegraph
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “J.s G.Y des et fec.”
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1962
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on wove paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published 26 January 1795 by H. Humphrey, No. 37 Bond Street, London
  • Dimensions: 1815
  • Bibliography: Wright pp. 181–182; BM Sat 8612
  • Associated People: Created by James Gillray (British (English), 1757-1815)
  • Accession Number: 1962.51.5

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