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across bottom in plate: London. Publish'd February 10th.1808. by Humphrey. No. 27. St. James's Street: / --VERY SLIPPY-WEATHER.-- / Etch'd by Js. Gillray; across top in plate: St James's Street. / HUMPHREY; additional inscriptions in shop window


(David Tunick, Inc., New York); purchased by Ladislaus von Hoffmann; gift to NGA, 1996.

Exhibition History
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 48, as Very Slippy Weather; Fine Bracing Weather.
Wright, Thomas and Robert H. Evans. Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray; Comprising a Political and Humorous History of the Latter Part of the Reign of George the Third. London, 1851. Reprint. NY: B. Blom, 1968.