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Gillray, James (1756–1815), caricaturist

Anita McConnell and Simon Heneage

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Gillray, James (1756–1815), caricaturist

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Gillray, James (1756–1815), caricaturist, was born in Robinson's Lane, Chelsea, Middlesex, near London, on 13 August 1756, the third of the five children of James Gillray (1720–1799) of Culter, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and his wife, Jane Coleman (1716–1797), of Long Hope, Gloucestershire. The elder ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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