© National Portrait Gallery, London
Oliver Cromwell and Henry Ireton
by John Cawse Click on the links below to find out more
lithograph, published 1822
14 3/8 in. x 19 1/8 in. (366 mm x 487 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), Lord Protector of England. Sitter associated with 223 portraits.
- Henry Ireton (1611-1651), Parliamentary general. Sitter associated with 17 portraits.
- John Cawse (1779-1862), Artist. Artist associated with 3 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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