Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel) ('A bravura air mandane')

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Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel) ('A bravura air mandane'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 22 December 1801 - NPG D12775 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel) ('A bravura air mandane')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 22 December 1801
14 in. x 9 7/8 in. (355 mm x 252 mm) plate size; 14 1/2 in. x 10 1/4 in. (367 mm x 259 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12775


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Sitterback to top

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 717 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D1066: Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel) ('A bravura air mandane') (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D1067: Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel) ('A bravura air mandane') (impression from same plate as)

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Perry, Gill (introduction) Roach, Joseph (appreciation) and West, Shearer (appreciation), The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons, 2011 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 20 October 2011 to 8 January 2012), p. 91