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'A philosopher, - Conduit Street' (Joseph Priestley (in portrait); Adam Walker)

20 of 27 portraits of Joseph Priestley

'A philosopher, - Conduit Street' (Joseph Priestley (in portrait); Adam Walker), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 28 March 1796 - NPG D12590 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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'A philosopher, - Conduit Street' (Joseph Priestley (in portrait); Adam Walker)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 28 March 1796
9 1/2 in. x 7 1/8 in. (240 mm x 180 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12590


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Sittersback to top

  • Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), Theologian and scientist. Sitter in 27 portraits.
  • Adam Walker (1731-1821), Inventor and writer. Sitter in 5 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.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D14797: 'A philosopher, - Conduit Street' (Joseph Priestley (in portrait); Adam Walker) (impression from same plate as)