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Stop Thief! (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer)
by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean Click on the links below to find out more
lithograph, published 27 July 1831
11 1/4 in. x 16 3/8 in. (286 mm x 415 mm) overall
acquired unknown source, 1900
- John ('HB') Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 738 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 952 portraits.
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