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THE KING OF BROBDINGNAG AND GULLIVER, Gillray, 1803


7.THE KING OF BROBDINGNAG AND GULLIVER (Napoleon's landing attempt in England in 1803-1804.) Gillray, 1903. This caricature initiated a series of themes often used in England that of Napoleon, the tiny dwarf. Gillray, like other caricaturists, drew his ideas from Gulliver's travels. This caricature refers to the French attempts to land in England in 1803. It contrasts King George III's (and his court's) trust in his navy with the pettiness of the French efforts at Boulogne. This caricature is the second section of the Gulliver theme used by Gillray, the first one being presented above.