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Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

18 of 22 portraits of Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by William Walker, after Samuel William Reynolds Jr
mezzotint, September 1833
18 1/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (459 mm x 354 mm) plate size; 22 7/8 in. x 18 7/8 in. (580 mm x 478 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1975
Reference Collection
NPG D37748


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  • Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue (1783-1861), Politician; MP for Barnstaple, St Mawes, Buckingham, Devon, Tavistock and Devonshire North. Sitter associated with 22 portraits.

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  • Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835), Mezzotint engraver and painter. Artist associated with 627 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Samuel William Reynolds Jr (1794-1872), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 69 portraits.
  • William Walker (1791-1867), Photographer, engraver and publisher. Artist associated with 119 portraits.

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