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'The generae of patriotism, - or - the Bloomsbury farmer, planting Bedfordshire wheat'

11 of 35 portraits of James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale

'The generae of patriotism, - or - the Bloomsbury farmer, planting Bedfordshire wheat', probably by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 3 February 1796 - NPG D12407 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The generae of patriotism, - or - the Bloomsbury farmer, planting Bedfordshire wheat'

probably by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 3 February 1796
9 3/4 in. x 13 3/4 in. (248 mm x 350 mm) plate size; 10 1/2 in. x 14 1/2 in. (265 mm x 367 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12407


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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.