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Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford ('The comforts of a Rumford stove')

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Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford ('The comforts of a Rumford stove'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 12 June 1800 - NPG D12740 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford ('The comforts of a Rumford stove')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 12 June 1800
9 3/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. (249 mm x 200 mm) plate size; 11 7/8 in. x 9 1/8 in. (302 mm x 232 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12740


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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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  • NPG D15593: Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford ('The comforts of a Rumford stove') (impression from same plate as)

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