Billy the gamekeeper [graphic] / design'd from life by R. Frankland Esq. ; engrav'd by Js. Gillray.

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
Published/Created:
London :
Publish'd April 23 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James's Street,
[23 April 1810]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with stipple on wove paper ; plate mark 34.8 x 24.6 cm, on sheet 37 x 27 cm
Notes:
Title from caption below item.
The man is identified by Wright and Evans as Bates, a gamekeeper of George III, said to be a favourite, but dress and appearance make this seem doubtful. See George.
Abstract:
A man dressed as a coachman stands directed to the left, holding a long-lashed coach-whip. He wears a shiny round hat with cockade and gold band over a powdered wig with double row of curls, double-breasted waistcoat, shirt-frill, and loose coat reaching to the knee.
Topics:
Clothing & dress--1810-1820.
Coach drivers.
Whips.
Wigs.
Topics:
Frankland, Robert, Sir, 1784-1849, artist.
Humphrey, Hannah, active 1774-1817, publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1810.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1810.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
810.04.23.01.2+
Orbis Record:
9154512
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr12230
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 8, no. 11592
OID:
10969039
PID:
digcoll:974787