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Sir Richard Stayner
by Charles Turner, published by Samuel Woodburn Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 1810
6 1/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. (158 mm x 107 mm) plate size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 618 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Samuel Woodburn (1786-1853), Picture dealer. Artist associated with 141 portraits.
- NPG D41885: Sir Richard Stayner (from same plate)
- NPG D4308: Sir Richard Stayner (from same plate)
- NPG D4307: Sir Richard Stayner (from same plate)
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