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James Aitken (active 1788-1795)

Artist associated with 12 portraits

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D12398

'The battle between Mendoza and Humphrey...' (Daniel Mendoza; Richard Humphries)

probably by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 7 May 1789
NPG D12398

D12400

'Brunswick triumphant! or - the battle of the blood's, - pure, and contaminated'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1789
NPG D12400

D12401

'A scene on Tuesday the 26th of May between a prince - and - a poltron'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 27 May 1789
NPG D12401

D12404

'The coward comforted, - or - a scene immediately after the duel'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 29 May 1789
NPG D12404

D12405

'Hyde-Park; - Sunday, - or - both hemispheres of the world in a sweat'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 1 June 1789
NPG D12405

D12406

'France freedom Britain slavery'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 28 July 1789
NPG D12406

D12971

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 27 June 1789
NPG D12971

D12974

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 29 June 1789
NPG D12974

D12999

'The accomodating spouse; Tyr-nn-es delight! - coming York over her; - or what you like'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 15 May 1789
NPG D12999

D13070

'The offering to liberty'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 3 August 1789
NPG D13070

D12455

'Scotch Harry's news; - or - nincumpoop in high glee'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1792
NPG D12455

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