7 of 14 portraits of Edward Gibbon
by John Hall, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 1780 (1779)
9 1/8 in. x 6 1/8 in. (231 mm x 157 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'. Sitter in 14 portraits.