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'The bridal night'

5 of 27 portraits of William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester

'The bridal night', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 18 May 1797 - NPG D12613 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The bridal night'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 18 May 1797
12 1/4 in. x 17 7/8 in. (311 mm x 455 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12613


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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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