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John Wilkes ('English Liberty established or a Mirrour for Posterity')

18 of 47 portraits of John Wilkes

John Wilkes ('English Liberty established or a Mirrour for Posterity'), printed for J. Lee, sold by  J. Williams, sold by  J. Kingsberry, published May 1768 - NPG D21661 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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John Wilkes ('English Liberty established or a Mirrour for Posterity')

printed for J. Lee, sold by J. Williams, sold by J. Kingsberry
etching and line engraving, published May 1768
6 1/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (155 mm x 267 mm) plate size; 19 5/8 in. x 12 1/8 in. (498 mm x 309 mm) paper size
Given by James Lungley Douthwaite, 1929
Reference Collection
NPG D21661


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Sitterback to top

  • John Wilkes (1725-1797), Politician and agitator. Sitter associated with 47 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.

Artistsback to top

  • J. Kingsberry (active 1868), Bookseller. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • J. Lee (active 1768). Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • J. Williams (active 1762-1783), Publisher. Artist associated with 2 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D21662: John Wilkes (mounted onto the same sheet as)