Caricature gillray plumpudding



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English: The Plumb-pudding in danger, or, State epicures taking un petit souper ...

Js. Gillray, inv. & fecit.
SUMMARY: William Pitt, wearing a regimental uniform and hat, sitting at a table with Napoleon. They are each carving a large plum pudding on which is a map of the world. Pitt's slice is considerably larger than Napoleon's.
MEDIUM: 1 print : etching, hand-colored.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : H. Humphrey, 1805 Feby 26.

According to Wright & Evans, Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray (1851, OCLC 59510372), p. 240, "The new Emperor, and his opponent the English Minister, helping themselves—one taking the land, the other the sea. On the overtures made by the new Emperor for a reconciliation with England in the January of 1805."
Français : Le Pudding en danger, ou, des états épicuriens prenant un petit souper (en français dans le texte).

William Pitt, portant un uniforme et un chapeau militaires, est assis à une table avec Napoléon. Les deux personnages se partagent un grand pudding aux fruits secs portant un carte du monde. La part de Pitt est bien plus grande que celle de Napoléon.
Gravure coloriée à la main.
Créé et publié à Londres par H. Humphrey, les 26 février 1805.

Le nouvel empereur, et son opposant le premier ministre anglais, se partagent le monde: Napoléon la terre, William Pitt, la mer. La caricature commente les propositions de réconciliation fait par Napoléon à l'Angleterre en janvier 1805.
Date 26 February 1805(1805-02-26)
Source Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZC4-8791 (color film copy transparency), uncompressed archival TIFF version (48 MB), level color (pick white and black point), rotated, cropped, and converted to JPEG (quality level 88) with the GIMP 2.4.5.
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English: The Plumb-pudding in danger, or, State epicures taking un petit souper ...
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