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'The butchers of freedom'

14 of 64 portraits of Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

'The butchers of freedom', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published July 1788 - NPG D12384 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The butchers of freedom'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published July 1788
9 7/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (252 mm x 349 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12384


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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.

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