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William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus')

2 of 3 portraits of William Fletcher

William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus'), by and published by Robert Dighton, published March 1808 - NPG D13284 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published March 1808
10 3/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (273 mm x 190 mm) plate size; 12 3/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (315 mm x 259 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1895
Reference Collection
NPG D13284


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Sitterback to top

  • William Fletcher (1739-1826), Banker, bookseller and mayor of Oxford. Sitter in 3 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Robert Dighton (1751-1814), Portrait painter, caricaturist and actor. Artist associated with 271 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D9446: William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus') (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D13448: William Fletcher ('The father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus') (impression from same plate as)