© National Portrait Gallery, London
Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon
by Joseph John Jenkins, published by Fisher Son & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1830 (circa 1823)
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
- Fisher Son & Co (active 1828-1847), Publishers. Artist associated with 51 portraits.
- Joseph John Jenkins (baptised 1812-1885), Engraver and watercolour painter. Artist associated with 26 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 684 portraits, Sitter in 25 portraits.
- NPG D5820: Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon (from same plate)
- NPG D5821: Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon (from same plate)
- NPG 4875: Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon (after)
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