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John Sewell

(active 1774-1802), Bookseller

Artist associated with 41 portraits

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'A view of the ball at St James's on her Majesty's birth night', by Tukey, published by  Sir John Fielding, published by  John Sewell, published by  John Debrett, after  Daniel Dodd - NPG D14975

'A view of the ball at St James's on her Majesty's birth night'

by Tukey, published by Sir John Fielding, published by John Sewell, published by John Debrett, after Daniel Dodd
line engraving, published 12 February 1782
NPG D14975

George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, published by John Sewell - NPG D5874

George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville

published by John Sewell
line engraving, published 1785
NPG D5874

John Henderson, by John Jones, published by  John Sewell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D18096

John Henderson

by John Jones, published by John Sewell, after Thomas Gainsborough
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1786
NPG D18096

John Henderson, by John Jones, published by  John Sewell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D18104

John Henderson

by John Jones, published by John Sewell, after Thomas Gainsborough
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1786
NPG D18104

Jonathan Shipley, by Burnet Reading, published by  John Sewell - NPG D4978

Jonathan Shipley

by Burnet Reading, published by John Sewell
line engraving after a medallion, published 1788
NPG D4978

Robert Raikes, by William Bromley, published by  John Sewell, after  Samuel Drummond - NPG D5575

Robert Raikes

by William Bromley, published by John Sewell, after Samuel Drummond
line engraving, published 1 December 1788
NPG D5575

Elizabeth Inchbald, by Wooding, published by  John Sewell, after  John Russell - NPG D16734

Elizabeth Inchbald

by Wooding, published by John Sewell, after John Russell
hand-coloured line engraving, published 1788
NPG D16734

John Hayes St Leger, by Piercy Roberts, published by  John Sewell, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D5887

John Hayes St Leger

by Piercy Roberts, published by John Sewell, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published 20 March 1795
NPG D5887

William Parsons as Alscrip, by James Parker, published by  John Sewell, after  Silvester Harding - NPG D8433

William Parsons as Alscrip

by James Parker, published by John Sewell, after Silvester Harding
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 1795
NPG D8433

William Oldys, by Balston, published by  John Sewell - NPG D11233

William Oldys

by Balston, published by John Sewell
stipple engraving, published 1 December 1795
NPG D11233

George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, by Joseph Singleton, published by  John Sewell, after  Ozias Humphry - NPG D13803

George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney

by Joseph Singleton, published by John Sewell, after Ozias Humphry
stipple engraving, published 25 June 1796
NPG D13803

George Harris, 1st Baron Harris, by William Evans, published by  John Sewell, after  Arthur William Devis - NPG D42711

George Harris, 1st Baron Harris

by William Evans, published by John Sewell, after Arthur William Devis
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1800
NPG D42711

Tipu, Sultan of Mysore ('Tippoo Sultaun'), by William Ridley, published by  John Sewell - NPG D45784

Tipu, Sultan of Mysore ('Tippoo Sultaun')

by William Ridley, published by John Sewell
stipple engraving, published 1 July 1800
NPG D45784

William Hawes, by William Ridley, published by  John Sewell - NPG D2414

William Hawes

by William Ridley, published by John Sewell
stipple engraving, published 1 July 1802
NPG D2414

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John Stanley

published by John Sewell
line engraving, published 1 October 1784
NPG D14858

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Jean Pierre François Blanchard

published by John Sewell
stipple and line engraving, published 1 July 1785
NPG D14830

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Hester Lynch Piozzi (née Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale)

by Thomas Holloway, published by John Sewell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
etching, published 1786 (1777-1778)
NPG D14438

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William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland

by Thomas Holloway, published by John Sewell
line engraving, published 1786
NPG D15135

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Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)

by Thomas Holloway, published by John Sewell
line engraving, published 1786
NPG D15167

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James Boswell

published by John Sewell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1787 (1785)
NPG D14282

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