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Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey
by Samuel Cousins, published by William Walker, after Colvin Smith Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published May 1830
15 in. x 11 7/8 in. (380 mm x 302 mm) plate size; 19 3/8 in. x 14 7/8 in. (492 mm x 377 mm) paper size
Given by Ernest E. Leggatt
- Samuel Cousins (1801-1887), Engraver. Artist associated with 167 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Colvin Smith (1796-1875), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 15 portraits.
- William Walker (1791-1867), Photographer, engraver and publisher. Artist associated with 119 portraits.
- NPG D19998: Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey (from same plate)
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