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William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester ('A slice of Glo'ster cheese')

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William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester ('A slice of Glo'ster cheese'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 29 June 1795 - NPG D12534 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester ('A slice of Glo'ster cheese')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 June 1795
9 7/8 in. x 4 7/8 in. (251 mm x 125 mm) plate size; 11 1/2 in. x 7 3/8 in. (293 mm x 188 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12534


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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.