George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough ('The inexpressible air of dignity, - ')

1 portrait of George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough

George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough ('The inexpressible air of dignity, - '), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 9 March 1803 - NPG D12802 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough ('The inexpressible air of dignity, - ')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 9 March 1803
9 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. (248 mm x 198 mm) plate size; 11 3/4 in. x 9 1/8 in. (300 mm x 231 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12802


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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 D14920: George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough ('The inexpressible air of dignity, - ') (impression from same plate as)