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Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton ('Dido, in despair!')

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Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton ('Dido, in despair!')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 6 February 1801
10 in. x 14 1/8 in. (253 mm x 359 mm) plate size; 10 1/2 in. x 14 3/4 in. (267 mm x 376 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13034

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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 718 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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