17 of 20 portraits of Thomas Campbell
by William Overend Geller, after Thomas Clement Thompson
18 1/4 in. x 14 1/8 in. (464 mm x 360 mm) plate size; 21 1/2 in. x 15 7/8 in. (545 mm x 403 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1954
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