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'A Hackney meeting'

2 of 2 portraits of William Mainwaring

'A Hackney meeting', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 1 February 1796 - NPG D12556 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'A Hackney meeting'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 February 1796
9 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (247 mm x 248 mm) plate size; 14 1/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. (360 mm x 256 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12556


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Sittersback to top

  • George Byng (1764-1847), MP for Middlesex. Sitter associated with 13 portraits.
  • Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman. Sitter associated with 299 portraits.
  • William Mainwaring (1735-1802), MP for Middlesex. Sitter in 2 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.

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