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Sir John Bowring

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Sir John Bowring, by William Ward, after  Henry William Pickersgill, published 1832 - NPG D32026 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir John Bowring

by William Ward, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1832
14 7/8 in. x 11 in. (378 mm x 279 mm) plate size; 19 in. x 13 1/4 in. (482 mm x 338 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Whitin Fund, 1954
Reference Collection
NPG D32026


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  • Sir John Bowring (1792-1872), Economist, linguist and traveller; Politician and diplomatist. Sitter associated with 18 portraits.

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  • Henry William Pickersgill (1782-1875), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 108 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • William Ward (1766-1826), Engraver; father of William James Ward. Artist associated with 167 portraits.