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Thomas Woolnoth

(1785-1857), Painter and engraver

Artist associated with 121 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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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 - NPG 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

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 - NPG 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

Sir Thomas Millington, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 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

Sir Thomas Millington, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D38412

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 D38412

Memorial portrait of William Shakespeare, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Mary Jane Godwin, after  Gilbert Soest - NPG 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

John Jackson, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D34352

John Jackson

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

John Jackson, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D36468

John Jackson

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

James William Wallack, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  William Cribb, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38013

James William Wallack

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

Elizabeth Yates (née Brunton) as Miss Hardcastle in Goldsmith's 'She Stoops to Conquer', by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Simpkin and Marshall, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38660

Elizabeth Yates (née 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

Edmund Kean as Hamlet, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Simpkin and Marshall, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38663

Edmund Kean as Hamlet

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

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 - NPG 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

Elizabeth ('Eliza') (née O'Neil), Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Belvidera, by Thomas Woolnoth, after  Thomas Charles Wageman, published by  Simpkin and Marshall - NPG D38690

Elizabeth ('Eliza') (née O'Neil), 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

Robert William Elliston as Frank Heartall in Cherry's 'The Soldier's Daughter', by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Simpkin and Marshall, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D46076

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

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, after Thomas Charles Wageman
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 1818
NPG D46076

James William Wallack, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  William Cribb, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D4615

James William Wallack

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

Daniel Terry as Sir Fretful Plagiary in Sheridan's 'The Critic', by Thomas Woolnoth, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG 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

John Fawcett as Touchstone in 'As You Like It', by Thomas Woolnoth, after  Thomas Charles Wageman, published by  Simpkin and Marshall - NPG 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

Margaret Agnes Bunn (née Somerville) as Alicia in Rowe's 'Jane Shore', by Thomas Woolnoth, after  Thomas Charles Wageman, published by  Simpkin, Marshall & Chapel - NPG D38684

Margaret Agnes Bunn (née 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

Charles Kemble as Faulconbridge, by Thomas Woolnoth, after  Thomas Charles Wageman, published by  Simpkin and Marshall - NPG D38691

Charles Kemble as Faulconbridge

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

Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent and Strathearn, by Thomas Woolnoth, after  George Dawe - NPG D10702

Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent and Strathearn

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

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