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Samuel Ireland ('Notorious characters. No 1')

3 of 3 portraits of Samuel Ireland

Samuel Ireland ('Notorious characters. No 1'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 1 December 1797 - NPG D12629 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Samuel Ireland ('Notorious characters. No 1')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
stipple engraving, published 1 December 1797
9 1/8 in. x 5 5/8 in. (230 mm x 143 mm) plate size; 9 7/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. (250 mm x 166 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12629


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  • Samuel Ireland (1744 -1800), Writer and engraver. Sitter in 3 portraits, Artist associated with 12 portraits.

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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.