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'Delicious dreams! - Castles in the air! - Glorious prospects!'

13 of 41 portraits of Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh)

'Delicious dreams! - Castles in the air! - Glorious prospects!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 10 April 1808 - NPG D12905 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Delicious dreams! - Castles in the air! - Glorious prospects!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 April 1808
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (351 mm x 250 mm) plate size; 14 3/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (364 mm x 270 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12905


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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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