© National Portrait Gallery, London
Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman
by and published by Charles Turner, and published by Anthony Molteno, after John James Halls Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 3 October 1820
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (351 mm x 251 mm) plate size; 18 in. x 11 3/8 in. (457 mm x 289 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Whitin Fund, 1954
- John James Halls (1776-1834). Artist associated with 18 portraits.
- Anthony Molteno (active 1783-1830), Printseller and bookseller. Artist associated with 22 portraits.
- Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 618 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
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