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John Nicholls ('Juge de Paix')

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John Nicholls ('Juge de Paix'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 15 May 1798 - NPG D12645 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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John Nicholls ('Juge de Paix')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured aquatint, published 15 May 1798
10 1/4 in. x 7 5/8 in. (260 mm x 194 mm) plate size; 11 3/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (290 mm x 212 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12645


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Sitterback to top

  • John Nicholls (1745?-1832), Politician; MP for Bletchingley and Tregony. Sitter in 20 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 718 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • NPG D12639: John Horne Tooke ('Président d'Administration Municipale') (from same series as)
  • NPG D12640: John Horne Tooke ('Président d'Administration Municipale') (from same series as)
  • NPG D12641: George Tierney ('Le boureau') (from same series as)
  • NPG D12642: Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine ('L'Avocat de la Republique') (from same series as)
  • NPG D12643: George Shuckburgh ('Membre de la Haute Cour de Justice') (from same series as)
  • NPG D12644: John Courtenay ('Juge du Tribunal Correctionnel') (from same series as)
  • NPG D12646: Sir William Pulteney ('Le Trèsorier') (from same series as)
  • NPG D12647: Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt ('Messager d'Etat') (from same series as)

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