John Newton

1 portrait

John Newton, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  John Russell, published 1 January 1808 (1788) - NPG D5353 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Newton

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after John Russell
line engraving, published 1 January 1808 (1788)
6 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. (165 mm x 114 mm) plate size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
Reference Collection
NPG D5353

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Sitterback to top

  • John Newton (1725-1807), slave trader and Church of England clergyman and friend of the poet William Cowper. Sitter in 7 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Joseph Collyer the Younger (1748-1827), Engraver. Artist associated with 60 portraits.
  • John Russell (1745-1806), Portrait painter and pastellist. Artist associated with 102 portraits, Sitter associated with 6 portraits.

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  • Douglas Hamilton and Robert J. Blyth, Representing slavery : art, artefacts and archives in the collections of the National Maritime Museum, 2007, p. 302