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'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places'

16 of 54 portraits of William Cobbett

'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 16 May 1809 - NPG D12922 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 May 1809
10 3/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (262 mm x 367 mm) plate size; 10 7/8 in. x 15 1/4 in. (276 mm x 386 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12922


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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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