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Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford ('The comforts of a Rumford stove')

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Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford ('The comforts of a Rumford stove')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 12 June 1800
10 7/8 in. x 8 1/4 in. (277 mm x 208 mm) plate size; 12 1/2 in. x 8 1/8 in. (316 mm x 205 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D15593


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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • Hannah Humphrey (active 1778-1822), Publisher and printseller. Artist associated with 717 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • NPG D12740: Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford ('The comforts of a Rumford stove') (impression from same plate as)