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'The loss of the faro bank; or - the rook's pigeon'd'

7 of 8 portraits of Sarah Archer (née West), Lady Archer

'The loss of the faro bank; or - the rook's pigeon'd', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 2 February 1797 - NPG D12595 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The loss of the faro bank; or - the rook's pigeon'd'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 February 1797
10 in. x 14 in. (255 mm x 355 mm) plate size; 10 5/8 in. x 14 5/8 in. (269 mm x 373 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12595


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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.

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