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William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus')

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William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus'), by and published by Robert Dighton, published March 1808 - NPG D9446 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published March 1808
10 3/4 in. x 7 5/8 in. (273 mm x 193 mm) plate size; 13 5/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (345 mm x 267 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D9446

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  • William Fletcher (1739-1826), Banker, bookseller and mayor of Oxford. Sitter in 3 portraits.

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  • Robert Dighton (1751-1814), Portrait painter, caricaturist and actor. Artist associated with 271 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • NPG D13284: William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus') (from same plate)
  • NPG D13448: William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus') (from same plate)

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