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John Samuel Murray (1778-1843), Publisher

Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Artist associated with 36 portraits
The friend and publisher of Byron, whose memoirs he allowed to be burned; his publishing house in Albemarle Street became the meeting place for many literary figures of the time.

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John Samuel Murray

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1837
NPG 2515(83)


possibly John Samuel Murray

after Unknown artist
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D4653


John Samuel Murray

by Edward Francis Finden, published by Charles Tilt, after Henry William Pickersgill
engraving, 1833
NPG D1373


John Samuel Murray

by Edward Francis Finden, published by Charles Tilt, after Henry William Pickersgill
stipple engraving, published 1837
NPG D14423


possibly John Samuel Murray

by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by Alexander Hill, after Sir John Watson-Gordon
mezzotint, published 1840
NPG D39114

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