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Francis Grose (1731-1791), Antiquary and draughtsman

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Grose wrote and illustrated many successful books on the antiquities of Britain. Responding to the growing interest in the past, he travelled around the country collecting material, publishing illustrations with descriptions to make antiquities and archaelogical remains more intelligible and accessible to his non-specialist readers.

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Michael Lort

by Francis Grose
etching, circa 1775-1800
NPG D14459