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Horatio Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford
by Charles Turner, published by Robert Cribb, after Henry Walton Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 1 May 1806
14 in. x 10 in. (355 mm x 253 mm) plate size; 18 3/4 in. x 13 5/8 in. (476 mm x 346 mm) paper size
- Robert Cribb (1755-1827), Framemaker, carver, gilder, printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 22 portraits.
- Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 618 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Henry Walton (1746-1813). Artist associated with 17 portraits.
- NPG D3774: Horatio Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford (from same plate)
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