© National Portrait Gallery, London
Anne Isabella, Lady Byron
by R. Page, published by Dean & Munday Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1816
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
- Dean & Munday (active circa 1816-1827), Publishers. Artist associated with 16 portraits.
- R. Page (active 1815-1823), Stipple printmaker. Artist associated with 34 portraits.
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