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'A shot at the min....r for a call of the House'

9 of 11 portraits of Lord John Cavendish

'A shot at the min....r for a call of the House', by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell, published 6 February 1787 - NPG D9545 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'A shot at the min....r for a call of the House'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 6 February 1787
7 in. x 9 7/8 in. (177 mm x 252 mm) plate size; 7 3/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (188 mm x 271 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1905
Reference Collection
NPG D9545


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Sittersback to top

  • Edmund Burke (1729 or 1730-1797), Statesman. Sitter associated with 103 portraits.
  • Lord John Cavendish (1732-1796), Politician; MP for several constituencies. Sitter associated with 11 portraits.
  • Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman. Sitter associated with 299 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Thomas Cornell (active 1780-1792). Artist associated with 59 portraits.
  • James Sayers (1748-1823), Artist. Artist associated with 188 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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