© National Portrait Gallery, London
Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort ('A view taken in Hyde Park')
by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean Click on the links below to find out more
hand-coloured etching, published 1817
13 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (344 mm x 245 mm) paper size
- Richard Dighton (1795-1880), Portrait painter and caricaturist. Artist associated with 300 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
- Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 952 portraits.
- NPG D13384: Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort ('A view taken in Hyde Park') (from same plate)
- NPG D13494: 'A view taken in Hyde Park' (Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort) (from same plate)
- NPG D13643: Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort (reduced version)
- NPG D31578: 'A view taken in Hyde Park' (Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort) (from same plate)
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