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The Royal Extinguisher, or the King of Brobdingnag & the Lilliputians

16 of 71 portraits of John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon

The Royal Extinguisher, or the King of Brobdingnag & the Lilliputians, by George Cruikshank, published by  George Humphrey, published 7 April 1821 - NPG D17902 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Royal Extinguisher, or the King of Brobdingnag & the Lilliputians

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 7 April 1821
9 7/8 in. x 13 1/2 in. (251 mm x 344 mm) plate size; 11 3/4 in. x 18 7/8 in. (297 mm x 480 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1987
Reference Collection
NPG D17902


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  • George Cruikshank (1792-1878), Caricaturist and illustrator. Artist associated with 25 portraits, Sitter in 30 portraits.
  • George Humphrey (active 1783-1831), Publisher and printseller; nephew of Hannah Humphrey. Artist associated with 69 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.

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