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Taxes! Taxes! Taxes Featured James Gillray Print

Taxes! Taxes! Taxes

Cartoon titled The Friend of the people and his petty-new tax gatherer paying John Bull a visit, depicting the tax man knocking on a door while shouting Taxes! Taxes! Taxes!, Great Britain, circa 1800. The cartoon shows a figure, surrounded by children, calling down from an upstairs window, Taxes! Taxes! Taxes! Why how am I to get money to pay them all? I shall very soon have neither house nor hole to put my head in with the tax man replying, A house to put your head in? Why what the devil should you want with a house? Haven't you got a first floor room to live in? And if that is too dear can't you move into the garret or get into the cellar? Taxes must be had Johnny, come down with your cashit's all for the good of your dear country'. By James Gillray. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

© 2010 Getty Images

Cartoon, British Tars, towing the Danish Fleet into Harbour Featured James Gillray Print

Cartoon, British Tars, towing the Danish Fleet into Harbour

Cartoon, British Tars, towing the Danish Fleet into Harbour; the Broadbottom Leviathan trying to swamp Billy's old Boat, & the little Corsican tottering on the Clouds of Ambition, by James Gillray. Showing outgoing coalition ministers spouting water ineffectively at a boat named the Billy Pitt (after the former Prime Minister). John Bull sits outside a pub named The Good Old Royal George and shout Rule Britannia. A small Napoleon up in the sky looks on in consternation. The three sailors are Hawkesbury, Castlereagh and Canning, who have replaced the former ministers. The cartoon is a comment on an international power struggle and an invasion plot which was foiled. Date: 1807

© The Sharp Illustration Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Cartoon, The Cow Pock Featured James Gillray Print

Cartoon, The Cow Pock

Cartoon, The Cow Pock, or, the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation! by James Gillray. Depicting a scene at the Smallpox and Inoculation Hospital, St Pancras, London, with a cowpox vaccine being administered to an apprehensive woman, and cow shapes emerging from different parts of people's bodies. There was controversy over this new treatment being used against the dreaded smallpox, with fears that bovine features might result. The doctor depicted could represent either Edward Jenner or another medical man, George Pearson. Date: 1802

© The Sharp Illustration Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library