Boothby Clopton ('A prince of the old school')

1 portrait

Boothby Clopton ('A prince of the old school'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 11 March 1800 - NPG D12038 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Boothby Clopton ('A prince of the old school')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
stipple engraving, published 11 March 1800
10 in. x 7 3/4 in. (253 mm x 198 mm) plate size; 11 3/4 in. x 8 7/8 in. (300 mm x 224 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D12038


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Sitterback to top

  • Boothby Clopton (active 1800), Eccentric old beau who shot himself after having wasted a large fortune. Sitter in 2 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • 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.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D12728: Boothby Clopton ('A prince of the old school') (impression from same plate as)