Artwork - The Bengal Levee

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  • Title: The Bengal Levee
  • Artist: James Gillray
    James Gillray
  • Date: 1792--
  • Medium: Coloured etching
  • Dimensions: 39.2cm (h) x 59.8cm (w) x - (d) x - (dia)
  • Categories: Political satire
  • Catalogue number: WOA 113
  • Description: Political caricature by Gillray showing an interior scene either meant to be in Bengal or in London showing people associated with the British Government (and the East India Company) stationed there. The print contains a key to identify various figures portrayed in it such as Lord Cornwallis, Governor General of India.
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