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'The wounded lion'

20 of 31 portraits of William Wilberforce

'The wounded lion', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 16 July 1805 - NPG D12847 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The wounded lion'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 July 1805
10 1/4 in. x 14 1/8 in. (260 mm x 360 mm) plate size; 10 7/8 in. x 15 in. (277 mm x 381 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12847


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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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