Very slippy weather: 1808

James Gillray

 
Very slippy weather: 1808
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Full image caption

'Very slippy weather' by caricaturist James Gilray. Hand-coloured etching. This print depicts a scene outside Gilray's publisher's premises . An elderly man slips on the pavement outside Humphrey's print shop in St. James's Street. Passers-by have stopped to look at the prints displayed in the window. The hat & wig of the fallen man fly off, but he keeps a firm grasp on a large thermometer. The shop window displays a number of Gilray's previously published prints.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1808 AD - 1808 AD
Image Number
 
000970

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