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Samuel Johnson

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Samuel Johnson, by William Cumberland Cruikshank, and  James Hoskins, 1784 - NPG 4685 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Johnson

by William Cumberland Cruikshank, and James Hoskins
plaster cast of bust incorporating death-mask, 1784
24 1/2 in. (622 mm) high
Given by Royal Literary Fund, 1969
Primary Collection
NPG 4685


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