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Print, "Democracy, or a Sketch o, 1800

This is a Print. It was created by James Gillray and published by Heidi Humphrey and dedicatee: Napoleon Bonaparte. We acquired it in 1949. Its medium is etching support: white wove paper laid down on beige wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. George A. Kubler.

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Print, "Democracy, or a Sketch o, 1800; James Gillray (1756 – 1815); England; etching support: white wove paper laid down on beige wove paper; 1949-152-475

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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