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Presages of the Millenium, by James Gillray

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An image of Presages of the Millenium. Gillray, James (British, 1757-1815). Humphrey, Hannah, publisher (British, c.1745-1818). Etching, aquatint, with hand colouring, Published June 4th 1795.

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Presages of the Millenium. Gillray, James (British, 1757-1815). Humphrey, Hannah, publisher (British, c.1745-1818). Etching, aquatint, with hand colouring, Published June 4th 1795.

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  • Accession Number: P.344-1948
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 886 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 280.41kB

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