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Hannah Humphrey (active 1778-1822), Publisher and printseller

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 717 portraits
Hannah Humphrey was the sister of engraver William Humphrey. She began to publish prints in the 1770s and she established a print shop in London in around 1779, from where she initially sold history and portrait plates and caricatures. In 1791, the renowned satirist, James Gillray, began to work exclusively for Humphrey, making her London's leading seller of caricature prints. Gillray lived with Humphrey for the next twenty years.

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D12965

Lady Cecilia Johnston

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 18 May 1780
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D12970

Emma Edgcumbe (née Gilbert), Countess of Mount Edgcumbe

probably by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 18 May 1780
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D12294

'Les plaisir du mènage'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 August 1781
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D12319

Queen Elizabeth I ('The great and glorious days of Queen Bess')

by Unknown artist, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 30 June 1781
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D12962

John Campbell ('Mr C-m-l the jolly presenter of the Cannongate Kirk, in Edinburgh')

possibly by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published circa 1781
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D12973

Giuseppe Puppo ('Signor Puppy. First catgut scraper')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 27 November 1781
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D12302

'Aside he turn'd for envy, yet with jealous leer malign, eyd them askance'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 December 1782
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D12303

'The German dancing master'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 5 April 1782
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D12304

'Banco to the knave'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 April 1782
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D12306

'Rodney introducing de Grasse'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 7 June 1782
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D12307

'Irish gratitude' (Henry Flood?; Henry Grattan; Edmond Sexton Pery, Viscount Pery)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 June 1782
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D12308

'St George and the dragon' (Charles James Fox; George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 June 1782
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D12309

'Monuments lately discovered on Salisbury Plain'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 15 June 1782
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D12325

'A modern antique'

probably by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 26 November 1782
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D12326

Lady Cecilia Johnston ('St Cecilia')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 April 1782
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D12967

William Parsons

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 4 May 1782
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D12985

'Evacuation before resignation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 May 1782
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D12987

'The castle in the moon'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 August 1782
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