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John Leech (1817-1864), Illustrator and caricaturist

Sitter in 14 portraits
Artist associated with 1 portrait
Cartoonist and draughtsman; abandoned medicine for art; published first illustrations, 1835; contributed to Punch, 1841-64, and became the leading comic cartoonist of the period; illustrated several books; published sporting sketches.

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D2776

William Ewart Gladstone

by and after Harry Furniss, and after John Leech, and after Sir John Tenniel, and after (Edward) Linley Sambourne
line engraving, late 19th century
NPG D2776

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