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James Cook

6 of 15 portraits of James Cook

James Cook, by Thornton, after  Unknown artist, published 1784 - NPG D34085 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Cook

by Thornton, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1784
13 3/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. (348 mm x 240 mm) plate size; 15 3/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (390 mm x 264 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D34085


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  • James Cook (1728-1779), Circumnavigator. Sitter associated with 15 portraits.

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  • Thornton (active 1780s). Artist associated with 5 portraits.
  • Unknown artist. Artist associated with 6255 portraits.