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'Ancient music'

5 of 5 portraits of Joah Bates

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 10 May 1787
16 7/8 in. x 21 3/4 in. (428 mm x 551 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14861


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  • Samuel William Fores (baptised 1761-1838), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 63 portraits.
  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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  • NPG D13060: 'Ancient music' (impression from same plate as)

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