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The Gamester


P. & P. Gally, 9 Turnmill St., Clerkenwell, London.

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In Collection: Collection of caricatures, mainly set in Dublin
Description: Lettered with title within image, "The Gamester” with publication line "Pub. Augt. 7, 1807 by P. & P. [Peter and Paul] Gally, 9 Turnmill St., Clerkenwell, London". Print depicts a surly looking man, seated at a table where playing cards are strewn in an untidy heap, a pair of dice, a horn dice cup, a short length of rope and a revolver lie on the surface of the table. In the background a framed image on the wall features a stagecoach robbery (a man wearing a blue riding jacket is on horseback, pointing a pistol at the occupants in a carriage); in the background of the scene, a gallows can be seen with the body of a man hanging from it.
Created: London : P. & P. Gally, 9 Turnmill St., Clerkenwell, 1807.
Language: English
Extent: 1 print : hand coloured engraving, image 31.5 x 24.8, on sheet [cropped within plate mark], 36.8 x 26.6 cm..
Call Number: PD 2121 TX 1 (24) (Collection unavailable)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.