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The monster broke loose, or, A peep into the Shakespeare Gallery

Author: James Gillray; Hannah Humphrey; Gordon N Ray
Publisher: [London] : Pubd. April 26th, 1791, by H. Humphrey, N. 18 Old Bond Street, [1791]
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Original artwork : Picture : English
Summary:
Print shows Alderman Boydell, wearing a bag-wig, slashing with a knife a small picture on the wall. Other pictures on exhibit have been similarly mutilated. He is saying: "There! There! - There's a nice gash! - there! - ah, this will be a glorious subject for to make a fuss about in the News-papers; - a hundred Guineas reward, will make a fine sound: - there! there! - O, there will be fine talking about the Gallery:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Caricatures
Etchings
Hand colored prints
Caricatures and cartoons
Named Person: John Boydell; John Boydell
Material Type: Graphic, Original artwork, Picture
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Gillray; Hannah Humphrey; Gordon N Ray
OCLC Number: 368126244
Notes: Printmaker from George.
Cartoon concerning the vandalism of pictures on exhibit in Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery.
First portion of title, "The monster broke loose or" scored through repeatedly.
Description: 1 print : etching, hand colored ; image 336 x 231 mm, plate mark 352 x 246 mm, on sheet 378 x 271 mm
Other Titles: Peep into the Shakespeare Gallery

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Print shows Alderman Boydell, wearing a bag-wig, slashing with a knife a small picture on the wall. Other pictures on exhibit have been similarly mutilated. He is saying: "There! There! - There's a nice gash! - there! - ah, this will be a glorious subject for to make a fuss about in the News-papers; - a hundred Guineas reward, will make a fine sound: - there! there! - O, there will be fine talking about the Gallery: and it will bring in a rare sight of Shillings for seeing of the cut Pictures ... [etc.].

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