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George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron
by Charles Turner, published by Anthony Molteno, after Richard Westall Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 15 July 1815 (1813)
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (354 mm x 253 mm) plate size; 17 1/4 in. x 13 1/4 in. (438 mm x 335 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Anthony Molteno (active 1783-1830), Printseller and bookseller. Artist associated with 22 portraits.
- Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 618 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Richard Westall (1765-1836), History painter. Artist associated with 13 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
- NPG 4243: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (after)
- NPG D2831: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (from same plate)
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