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Erasmus Darwin

6 of 8 portraits of Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin, by William Holl Sr, after  J. Rawlinson, and by  Thomas Milton, after  Richard Corbould, published by  Robert John Thornton, published 1 February 1803 - NPG D34688 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Erasmus Darwin

by William Holl Sr, after J. Rawlinson, and by Thomas Milton, after Richard Corbould, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 February 1803
19 in. x 13 1/8 in. (482 mm x 334 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D34688


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  • Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), Physician and poet. Sitter in 8 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Richard Corbould (1757-1831), Landscape painter; Book illustrator. Artist associated with 4 portraits, Sitter associated with 2 portraits.
  • William Holl Sr (1771-1838), Engraver. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Thomas Milton (1742 or 1743-1827), Printmaker and topographical draughtsman. Artist associated with 9 portraits.
  • J. Rawlinson. Artist associated with 4 portraits.
  • Robert John Thornton (1768-1837), Physician, writer on botany and publisher. Artist associated with 48 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.