© National Portrait Gallery, London
Charles Mayne Young
by Thomas Wright, after Abraham Wivell Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1822
9 in. x 7 1/4 in. (229 mm x 184 mm) plate size; 9 3/8 in. x 7 5/8 in. (238 mm x 194 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Abraham Wivell (1786-1849), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 75 portraits.
- Thomas Wright (1792-1849), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 44 portraits.
- NPG D4992: Charles Mayne Young (from same plate)
- NPG D8947: Charles Mayne Young (from same plate)
- NPG D8949: Charles Mayne Young (from same plate)
- NPG D8950: Charles Mayne Young (from same plate)
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