© National Portrait Gallery, London
George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen
by Skelton and Hopwood, published by Longmans & Co, published by Goupil & Vibert Click on the links below to find out more
stipple and line engraving, 1831
Given by Ernest E. Leggatt
- Goupil & Vibert (active 1844), Publishers. Artist associated with 9 portraits.
- Longmans & Co (active 1959), Publishers. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
- Skelton and Hopwood (active 1830s-1840s), Printmaker. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
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