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George Byng ('Byng-Go')

9 of 13 portraits of George Byng

George Byng ('Byng-Go'), by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by  Thomas McLean, published January 1820 - NPG D13385 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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George Byng ('Byng-Go')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published January 1820
11 1/4 in. x 7 5/8 in. (285 mm x 195 mm) plate size; 13 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (343 mm x 246 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1962
Reference Collection
NPG D13385


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Sitterback to top

  • George Byng (1764-1847), MP for Middlesex. Sitter associated with 13 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 D11018: George Byng ('Byng-Go') (impression from same plate as)