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'Charon's boat - or - the ghost's of "All the Talents" taking their last voyage'

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'Charon's boat - or - the ghost's of "All the Talents" taking their last voyage', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 16 July 1807 - NPG D12895 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Charon's boat - or - the ghost's of "All the Talents" taking their last voyage'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 16 July 1807
9 5/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (244 mm x 352 mm) plate size; 10 3/8 in. x 14 3/4 in. (265 mm x 376 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12895


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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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