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Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin, by Robert Dunkarton, after  Sir Peter Lely, published 1814 - NPG D317 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin

by Robert Dunkarton, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, published 1814
11 3/8 in. x 8 in. (291 mm x 206 mm) plate size; 12 in. x 8 1/2 in. (308 mm x 218 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D317


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  • Robert Dunkarton (circa 1744-1811?), Engraver and portrait painter. Artist associated with 164 portraits.
  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 831 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.

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