© National Portrait Gallery, London
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
by Charles Turner, published by John Miller, after Chester Harding Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 1825
18 3/8 in. x 13 in. (467 mm x 330 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Chester Harding (1792-1866), Painter. Artist associated with 7 portraits.
- John Miller (active 1818-1834), Print publisher. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
- Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 618 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- NPG D33234: Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (from same plate)
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