7 of 24 portraits of John Bunyan
by John Sturt, published by Nathaniel Ponder, after Robert White
line engraving, circa 1677-1700
5 1/8 in. x 2 7/8 in. (129 mm x 72 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- John Bunyan (1628-1688), Author of 'The Pilgrim's Progress'. Sitter associated with 24 portraits.
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