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'Camera-obscura'

18 of 36 portraits of Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

'Camera-obscura', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores, published 9 March 1788 - NPG D12380 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Camera-obscura'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 9 March 1788
6 3/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (162 mm x 149 mm) plate size; 7 in. x 6 1/2 in. (179 mm x 166 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12380


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  • Samuel William Fores (baptised 1761-1838), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 63 portraits.
  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.