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Thomas Woolnoth (1785-1857), Painter and engraver

Artist associated with 120 portraits
Best known for his theatrical portraits after Thomas Charles Wageman and for large plates after Correggio and Van Dyck. He contributed steel engravings to publications including E.W. Brayley and J. Britton's The History of the Ancient Palace and Late Houses of Parliament at Westminster (1836) and The Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Poets (1853). He engraved from his own designs, providing drawings and engravings for Sarah Bowditch's Juvenile Album (1841), and his publications Flowers of Infancy (1839) and Facts and Faces (1852). He served as engraver in ordinary to Queen Victoria and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1842-57.

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D34349

William Woodville with 'View of the inoculating Hospital at Pancras'

by William Bond, after Lemuel Francis Abbott, and by Thomas Woolnoth, after George Shepherd, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 August 1806
NPG D34349

D36288

William Woodville with 'View of the inoculating Hospital at Pancras'

by William Bond, published by Robert John Thornton, after and by Abbott, published by George Shepherd, after Thomas Woolnoth
engraving and aquatint, published 1 August 1806
NPG D36288

D34353

Sir Thomas Millington

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Robert John Thornton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 March 1807
NPG D34353

D21646

Memorial portrait of William Shakespeare

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Mary Jane Godwin, after Gilbert Soest
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1809 (circa 1605-1681)
NPG D21646

D34352

John Jackson

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Barber
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1810
NPG D34352

D36468

John Jackson

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Barber
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1810
NPG D36468

D38013

James William Wallack

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by William Cribb, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1818
NPG D38013

D38660

Elizabeth Yates (nee Brunton) as Miss Hardcastle in Goldsmith's 'She Stoops to Conquer'

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1818
NPG D38660

D38663

Edmund Kean as Hamlet

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1818
NPG D38663

D38689

Robert William Elliston as Frank Heartall in Cherry's 'The Soldier's Daughter'

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman, published by Simpkin and Marshall
stipple engraving, Published 1818
NPG D38689

D38690

Eliza, Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Belvidera

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman, published by Simpkin and Marshall
stipple engraving, Published 1818
NPG D38690

D4615

James William Wallack

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by William Cribb, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1818
NPG D4615

D38680

Daniel Terry as Sir Fretful Plagiary in Sheridan's 'The Critic'

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1819
NPG D38680

D38682

John Fawcett as Touchstone in 'As You Like It'

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman, published by Simpkin and Marshall
stipple engraving, Published 1819
NPG D38682

D38684

Margaret Agnes Bunn (nee Somerville) as Alicia in Rowe's 'Jane Shore'

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman, published by Simpkin, Marshall & Chapel
stipple engraving, Published 1819
NPG D38684

D38691

Charles Kemble as Faulconbridge

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman, published by Simpkin and Marshall
stipple engraving, Published 1819
NPG D38691

D10702

Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent and Strathearn

by Thomas Woolnoth, after George Dawe
stipple engraving, published 1820
NPG D10702

D10830

Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent and Strathearn

by Thomas Woolnoth, after George Dawe
stipple engraving, published 1820
NPG D10830

D38646

John Liston as Dominie Sampson

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1820
NPG D38646