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Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin

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Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin

by John Smith, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1687
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (354 mm x 253 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19773


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  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • NPG D7181: Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin (impression from same plate as)

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