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William Jerdan (1782-1869), Journalist
Sitter in 5 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.
after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (published 1832)