5 of 5 portraits of Richard Potter
by and after Samuel William Reynolds Jr
mezzotint, 1830s or 1840s
14 1/2 in. x 11 in. (368 mm x 280 mm) plate size; 19 1/2 in. x 13 3/8 in. (496 mm x 340 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- Richard Potter (1778-1842), Reformist; founding member of the 'Little Circle' and Liberal politician; MP for Wigan. Sitter in 5 portraits.
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- Samuel William Reynolds Jr (1794-1872), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 69 portraits.