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'The high-flying-candidate, (i.e. little Paul-goose,) mounting from a blanket'

7 of 12 portraits of Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport

'The high-flying-candidate, (i.e. little Paul-goose,) mounting from a blanket', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 11 November 1806 - NPG D12882 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The high-flying-candidate, (i.e. little Paul-goose,) mounting from a blanket'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 November 1806
9 5/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (246 mm x 348 mm) plate size; 10 1/4 in. x 14 3/8 in. (261 mm x 366 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12882


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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.