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George Tierney ('The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder')
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey Click on the links below to find out more
hand-coloured etching, published 4 December 1797
14 1/2 in. x 10 1/8 in. (368 mm x 256 mm) plate size; 14 7/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (378 mm x 270 mm) paper size
- George Tierney (1761-1830), Politician; MP for Southwark and Knaresborough. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.
- 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 718 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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