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Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee')

3 of 8 portraits of Samuel Gurney

Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee'), by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by  Thomas McLean, published 1820 - NPG D13329 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 1820
11 1/4 in. x 8 1/8 in. (287 mm x 207 mm) paper size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
Reference Collection
NPG D13329


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Sitterback to top

  • Samuel Gurney (1786-1856), Philanthropist; known as 'The Banker's Banker'. Sitter in 8 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Richard Dighton (1795-1880), Portrait painter and caricaturist. Artist associated with 268 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 883 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D32608: Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee') (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D32607: Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee') (impression from same plate as)