File:Company-Shocked-Gillray.jpeg

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English: Company shocked at a lady getting up to ring the bell / B., Esq, del.

SUMMARY: A violent disturbance in a breakfast parlor. A woman stands to ring the bell-pull while the five men at the table react in horror, stumbling and knocking over items on the table as they attempt to stop her. The men are probably suitors of the woman.

MEDIUM: 1 print : etching, hand-colored.

CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : H. Humphrey, 1805 Nov. 20.

According to Wright & Evans, Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray (1851, OCLC 59510372), p. 473, this is "A widow and her suitors, who seem to have forgot their manners in the intensity of their admiration."
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Source Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZC4-8784 (color film copy transparency), uncompressed archival TIFF version (49 MB), level color (pick white point, pick black point), cropped and converted to JPEG (quality level 88) with the GIMP 2.4.5.
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