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Edward Jenner ('The cow pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation!')

6 of 11 portraits of Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner ('The cow pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation!'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 12 June 1802 - NPG D13037 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Jenner ('The cow pock - or - the wonderful effects of the new inoculation!')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 12 June 1802
9 7/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (250 mm x 351 mm) plate size; 10 1/2 in. x 14 5/8 in. (268 mm x 372 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13037


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  • Edward Jenner (1749-1823), Discoverer of vaccination. Sitter in 11 portraits.

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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • Hannah Humphrey (active 1778-1822), Publisher and printseller. Artist associated with 717 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.