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Peg Woffington as Mrs Ford in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

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Peg Woffington as Mrs Ford in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor', by John Faber Jr, published by  John Ryall, published by  Robert Withy, after  Edward Haytley, 1751 - NPG D4874 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Peg Woffington as Mrs Ford in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

by John Faber Jr, published by John Ryall, published by Robert Withy, after Edward Haytley
mezzotint, 1751
13 3/4 in. x 9 1/4 in. (350 mm x 235 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D4874

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  • John Faber Jr (circa 1695-1756), Engraver and portrait and miniature painter. Artist associated with 816 portraits.
  • Edward Haytley (active 1740-1764), Portrait and landscape painter. Artist associated with 4 portraits.
  • John Ryall (active 1755-1794), Printseller and bookseller. Artist associated with 14 portraits.
  • Robert Withy (active 1746-1766), Book and printseller. Artist associated with 9 portraits.

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