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William Jerdan (1782-1869), Journalist

Sitter in 6 portraits
Journalist; born in Kelso; settled in London, 1806, where he wrote prolifically on politics and travel, and where he worked on various newspapers. He became editor of the high Tory Sun newspaper, 1813-17, and established the Literary Gazette, 1817. He also published numerous other works, wrote perodically for Fraser's Magazine and took an active part in the Royal Literary Fund.

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William Jerdan

by Daniel Maclise
watercolour, published 1830
NPG 3028


William Jerdan

after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (published 1830)
NPG D34548


William Jerdan

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Fisher Son & Co, after J. Moore
stipple engraving, published 1830
NPG D37809


William Jerdan

by Thomas Woolnoth, after J. Moore
stipple engraving, published 1830
NPG D37810


William Jerdan

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (20 October 1839)
NPG D45951


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