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James Adair

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James Adair

by Charles Howard Hodges, published by John Boydell, and published by Josiah Boydell, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1 February 1789
19 5/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (498 mm x 354 mm) plate size; 20 in. x 14 3/8 in. (507 mm x 365 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14712

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  • James Adair (died 1798), Recorder of London, Chief Justice of Chester, politician and King's Sergeant. Sitter in 3 portraits.

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  • John Boydell (1720-1804), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 127 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • Josiah Boydell (1752-1817), Artist and publisher. Artist associated with 66 portraits.
  • Charles Howard Hodges (1764-1837), Portrait painter and mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 42 portraits.
  • George Romney (1734-1802), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 159 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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