A new edition considerably enlarged, of Attitudes faithfully copied from nature : and humbly dedicated to all admirers of the grand and sublime.

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher
Published/Created:
London :
Published March 2nd 1807 by H. Humphrey, 27 St. James's Street,
[1807]
Physical Description:
[2] p., [12] leaves of plates : etchings ; 31 cm.
Notes:
Title page engraved.
Attribution to James Gillray based on an inscription on the copy in The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
Caricatures of Friedrich Rehberg's Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples (originally published 1794), with the figure of Emma Hamilton considerably enlarged.
Plates printed on blue paper and mounted.
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: title page wanting (title and imprint from British Museum Catalogue). Bound in full gilt-tooled long-grain morocco, with gilt edges. Bound by Rivere & Son. Armorial bookplates of Graham of Ardoch and Hampton of Anglesey. Has bound with it: Rehberg, F. Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples ([London?: S.W. Fores?] 1794). The caricatures in the present volume are juxtaposed (on facing pages) with the corresponding originals in Rehberg's work. Also has bound with it, as frontispiece: Dido in despair! (London: H. Humphrey, 1801) [George 9572].
Lewis Walpole Library copy: With original brown wrappers, detached. Inscription in the hand of James Gillray on title page: "Lt. Col. Birch from the Author." Caricatures of the obese Emma Hamilton are on coral-colored paper.
Variant Titles:
Attitudes faithfully copied from nature
Topics:
Chron.--1807
Etching--Specimens--1807
Tableaux
Topics:
Gillray, James,--1756-1815--Presentation inscription to Lt. Col. Birch
Graham--Bookplate
Hamilton, Emma,--Lady,--1761?-1815--Caricatures and cartoons
Hampton--Bookplate
Humphrey, H.--Publisher
Rehberg, Friedrich,--1758-1835.--Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples
Rivere & Son--Binder
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1807.--gmgpc
Format:
Text
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Quarto 75 G41 807
PN3205 .R4 1807+ Oversize
PN3205 +.R4 1800z
Orbis Record:
579110
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr29852
OID:
10926600
PID:
digcoll:550025