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'A scene on Tuesday the 26th of May between a prince - and - a poltron'

5 of 44 portraits of Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings

'A scene on Tuesday the 26th of May between a prince - and - a poltron', by James Gillray, published by  James Aitken, published 27 May 1789 - NPG D12401 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'A scene on Tuesday the 26th of May between a prince - and - a poltron'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 27 May 1789
9 7/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (250 mm x 351 mm) plate size; 10 3/8 in. x 14 1/4 in. (263 mm x 361 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12401


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  • James Aitken (active 1788-1795). Artist associated with 12 portraits.
  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.