Skip to main content

A new way to pay the National Debt: P.183-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A new way to pay the National Debt


Printmaker: Gillray, James



Legal notes

Given by Lady Violet Beaumont

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Beaumont, Violet, Lady


18th Century
Production date: AD 1786-04-21

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.183-1948
Primary reference Number: 222704
Stephens/George: 6945
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 October 2017 Updated: Tuesday 25 October 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "A new way to pay the National Debt" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-20 01:19:59

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=A new way to pay the National Debt |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-20 01:19:59|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...