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'Theatrical mendicants, relieved'

15 of 38 portraits of Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble)

'Theatrical mendicants, relieved', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 15 January 1809 - NPG D12915 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Theatrical mendicants, relieved'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 15 January 1809
10 3/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (264 mm x 359 mm) plate size; 11 1/4 in. x 14 7/8 in. (285 mm x 379 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12915


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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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