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'Copenhagen house'

3 of 12 portraits of John Thelwall

'Copenhagen house', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 16 November 1795 - NPG D12546 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Copenhagen house'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 November 1795
9 7/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (251 mm x 352 mm) plate size; 10 1/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (258 mm x 360 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12546


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Sittersback to top

  • Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman. Sitter associated with 299 portraits.
  • Richard Hodgson (1760 or 1761-1816), Hatter; member of the London Corresponding Society. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Gale Jones (1769-1838), Radical political orator and agitator. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), Theologian and scientist. Sitter in 27 portraits.
  • John Thelwall (1764-1834), Reformer and elocutionist. Sitter in 12 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • 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.