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Sir William Herschel

9 of 12 portraits of Sir William Herschel

Sir William Herschel, by Edward Scriven, published by  Charles Knight, after  John Russell, early 19th century - NPG D35725 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir William Herschel

by Edward Scriven, published by Charles Knight, after John Russell
stipple engraving, early 19th century
11 3/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (290 mm x 198 mm) plate size; 14 1/4 in. x 10 1/8 in. (363 mm x 258 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D35725


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Artistsback to top

  • Charles Knight (1791-1873), Writer and publisher. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • John Russell (1745-1806), Portrait painter and pastellist. Artist associated with 102 portraits, Sitter associated with 6 portraits.
  • Edward Scriven (1775-1841), Engraver. Artist associated with 207 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D10583: Sir William Herschel (impression from same plate as)