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Meaning of "Gillray" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GILLRAY

Gillray  [ˈɡɪlreɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILLRAY

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Gillray is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GILLRAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gillray

James Gillray

James Gillray, was a British caricaturist and printmaker famous for his etched political and social satires, mainly published between 1792 and 1810.

Definition of Gillray in the English dictionary

The definition of Gillray in the dictionary is James. 1757–1815, English caricaturist.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GILLRAY


apres
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array
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cabaret
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entrez
ɑnˈtreɪ
extrait
eksˈtreɪ
gray
ɡreɪ
grey
ɡreɪ
hombre
ˈɒmbreɪ
hooray
huːˈreɪ
Monterey
ˌmɒntəˈreɪ
Monterrey
ˌmɒntəˈreɪ
pray
preɪ
prey
preɪ
ray
reɪ
re
reɪ
rei
reɪ
spray
spreɪ
Tigre
ˈtiːɡreɪ
tray
treɪ
trey
treɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILLRAY

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Gilles de Retz
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gilliflower
Gillingham

WORDS THAT END LIKE GILLRAY

ashtray
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Synonyms and antonyms of Gillray in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Gillray» into 25 languages

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILLRAY»

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James Gillray: the art of caricature
In the introductory essays, Richard Godfrey gives an overview of Gillray's art and life, and Mark Hallett examines his language of graphic satire in the context of the vigorous print market of the eighteenth century.
Richard T. Godfrey, James Gillray, Mark Hallett, 2001
2
Mr. Gillray: The Caricaturist, a Biography
Om den engelske karikaturtegner James Gillray (1756-1815).
Draper Hill, 1965
3
Icons, Texts, Iconotexts: Essays on Ekphrasis and Intermediality
DAVID BINDMAN University College London Text as Design in Gillray's Caricature Abstract: Turning the critical searchlight on the caricature of James Gillray, this article considers the use of text in Gillray's works both as a way of reading the ...
Peter Wagner, 1996
4
Dilettanti: The Antic and the Antique in Eighteenth-Century ...
Gillray has converted aesthetic rapture into sexual arousal: Knight's dazed grin and bulging groin graphically convey his response to the statue's phallus, which is emphasized by the oversize thumb that supports it. The right arm of the chair ...
Bruce Redford, 2008
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City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in Eighteenth-Century London
1 800 ( 1 76 x 1 26) 260 109 Gill ray, Un Petit Souper, a la Parisienne; - or -A family of Sons-Culottes Refreshing, after the Fatigues of the Day, 1 792 (250 x 352) 263 1 10 Gillray, The High German Method of destroying Vermin at Rat- stadt, ...
Vic Gatrell, 2007
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Dark Figures in the Desired Country: Blake's Illustrations ...
A fuller treatment of the relationship between Blake and Gillray is given in Erdman, "William Blake's Debt to James Gillray," Art Quarterly 12 (1949): 165-70. For the reproduction of another Gillray cartoon based on the imagery of Christian's ...
Gerda S. Norvig, 1993
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About Faces: Physiognomy in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Prominent Georgian caricature artist James Gillray was an early adherent of Lavater's notion of physiognomy as a revelatory artistic technology. However, Gillray differed with Lavater and later Victorian realists over his ideas about the ...
Sharrona Pearl, 2010
8
Blind Memory: Visual Representations of Slavery in England ...
[4.4] James Gillray, Philanthropic Consolations on the Loss of the Slave Bill ( hand-coloured etching, 1796) perceived leader of English abolition, attacking Wilberforce both as an aboli- tioiiistaiidasasup]1orteroi Pitt's repressive admmistration.
Marcus Wood, 2000
9
Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850
GILLRAY, JAMES 421 Gagliardo, John G. Reich and Nation: The Holy Roman Empire as Idea and Reality 1763–1806. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press , 1980. Hahn, Hans-Joachim. 1848/49: The Revolutions in the German-speaking  ...
Christopher John Murray, 2013
10
Romanticism and Colonial Disease
James Gillray, Jo/w Bull's Progress 68 4. William Blake (?), engraver, "March thro' a Swamp or Marsh 94 in Terra Firma," in John Gabriel Stedman's Narrative of a Vive Years' Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam 5. Frontispiece  ...
Alan Bewell, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILLRAY»

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Caricatures Sell for World Record Prices Totaling $500000 at …
James Gillray's iconic The Plumb-pudding in danger, showing Pitt and Napoleon carving up the globe, sold for £18,600 far exceeding its ... «Fine Books & Collections Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Letters: The new-look NHS might be seven-day, but it won't be a …
High fashion: a 1794 caricature by James Gillray satirizing the trend for high-waisted dresses Photo: bridgemanimages.com. SIR – Although I ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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'Death and Mr. Pickwick' asks if Dickens stole his famous first novel
A print-shop owner recalls crowds gathered to laugh at James Gillray's political caricatures posted in the window — and the men who used ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
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Exhibition review: Napoleon at the British Museum, Dulwich and …
The greatest of them, James Gillray (Country Life, April 8) seems to have been first paid by the government in 1787, but this did not stop him ... «Country Life, Jun 15»
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Napoleon would not have brought a republic to Britain
A James Gillray cartoon of 1805 depicts Napoleon and William Pitt the Younger dividing up the world. Photograph: Alamy. Letters. Friday 19 ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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A Nazi-baiting master of the photomontage
Heartfield's anti-Nazi montages are the most savage and memorable visual political satire since Gillray and Rowlandson. They expose the ... «Spiked, Jun 15»
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Political Cartoons from a Golden Age of British Satire
James Gillray, “The Plumb-pudding in danger, _ or _ State Epicures taking un Petit Souper” (1805), original hand-colored etching on wove ... «Hyperallergic, Jun 15»
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The intellectual Napoleon was no joke
The great British cartoonists of the day, Gillray, Cruikshank and their ilk, misled us. Napoleon was no joke. He was France's greatest ruler, ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Two-Hundred Years On, London Celebrates a Near-Run Thing
... Prints and Propaganda in the Age of Napoleon,” which focuses on satirical works by James Gillray, Richard Newton and George Cruikshank. «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
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A perfect time to shed UK's Napoleon complex
It worked, because artists of the day, such as James Gillray, Thomas Rowlandson and George Cruickshank depicted Napoleon as a terrifying, ... «gulfnews.com, Jun 15»

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