Samuel Johnson ('Old wisdom blinking at the stars'), by James Gillray, published by  W. Rennie, published 10 March 1782 - NPG D12300 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Samuel Johnson ('Old wisdom blinking at the stars')

by James Gillray, published by W. Rennie
hand-coloured etching, published 10 March 1782
8 5/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (219 mm x 189 mm) plate size; 9 1/2 in. x 7 5/8 in. (242 mm x 194 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
NPG D12300

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