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James Gillray

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Image collection An English view of French terror

Infamous and striking print by English artist, James Gillray. It portrays the September Massacres, 1792, which heralded the beginning of the...

French Revolution, Terror, James Gillray, September Massacres, 1792 view
Image collection The Coming of Terror

In this remarkable cartoon, published weeks before the collapse of constitutional monarchy in France, King George III is shown examining a...

1792, Terror, French Revolution, king george III, James Gillray view
Link British Caricatures & the French Revolution

This link takes you to an excellent French website with a wide selection of English caricatures of the French Revolution including several by...

eighteenth century history, French Revolution, Terror, James Gillray, Paris Commune, 1792 view

This link takes you to images of works depicting Emma Hamilton in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Emma Hamilton, Sir William Hamilton, James Gillray, George Romney, Joshua Reynolds view
Document Emma, Lady Hamilton: Fêted or fated by Regency public opinion? The perception of class and women seen through two contrasting images by Heather M Adams

Abstract: Emma , Lady Hamilton (1765-1815), was one of the most famous and infamous of women when she arrived back in London from Naples with her...

18th century, Emma Hamilton, James Gillray, Cartoon view

This link takes you to an image of Gillray's caricature 'From Sir William Hamilton's Collection', along with links to other Hamilton-related...

vases, Sir William Hamilton, Nelson, Emma Hamilton, James Gillray, caricature view
Link Gillray Biog

Relatively short but useful pocket biography of James Gillray, one of Britain's greatest ever socio-political caricaturists, with some insightful...

British history, British Art, French Revolution, Georgian Britain, James Gillray, 18th century view
Link James Gillray Collection

French National Library collection with over 40 images of Gillray caricatures related to the French Revolution.


James Gillray, French Revolution, Georgian Britain, September Massacres, 1792 view
Document Performing Harmonics: Representations of Domestic Music-Making in Early Nineteenth-Century England by Alexandra Cross

Domestic music-making was commonly portrayed as the essential female accomplishment of genteel Regency society, especially for those with...

Long 19th century, Jane Austen, James Gillray view
Document Robespierre and French Revolutionary Terror

Powerpoint presentation on Robespierre and Terror in the French Revolution (week 7 of the course)

French Revolution, Robespierre, Terror, Marat, David, Danton, James Gillray view
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