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William Jerdan

(1782-1869), Journalist

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 7 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, after Daniel Maclise - NPG D34548

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 - NPG D37809

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 - NPG D37810

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 - NPG D45951

William Jerdan

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

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William Jerdan

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph with some hand-colouring, (20 October 1839)
NPG D46233


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