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44 Portraits in set: Dighton etchings (volume 3)

The National Portrait Gallery collection has over 500 prints and drawings by members of the Dighton family. One of the most notable artist dynasties of the Regency period, the Dightons established a tradition of humorous full-length portraits depicting well known characters of the day. The prints, both hand-coloured and 'plain', show members of the royal household, military, society, city and theatre and frequently employ titles punning the sitter's career.

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D13365

Lee La Chamette ('A view from the Royal Exchange')

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published October 1817
NPG D13365

D13366

Levi Barent Cohen or Mr Ripley

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 5 November 1817
NPG D13366

D13384

Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort ('A view taken in Hyde Park')

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 1817
NPG D13384

D13399

'Absolute wisdom, or Queen's owl. Taken from a wood' (Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt)

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, circa 1817-1825
NPG D13399

D13397

Arthur Percy Upton ('Up-Town')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 1817
NPG D13397

D8722

Charles or Hugh Grant

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published April 1818
NPG D8722

D13367

Samuel Samuel ('A great man on change')

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published January 1818
NPG D13367

D13368

Mr Hilbers ('Very like a whale')

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published February 1818
NPG D13368

D13369

'A contract' (Mr Damington; Mr Tremloe)

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 1818
NPG D13369

D13503

'A contract' (Mr Damington; Mr Tremloe)

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 1818
NPG D13503

D13391

Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake ('A view of a lake')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published May 1818
NPG D13391

D13398

Robert Waithman

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published July 1818
NPG D13398

D13370

Sir James Shaw ('A worthy alderman of London')

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published October 1819
NPG D13370

D13389

Edward Hughes Ball Hughes ('The golden ball')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published May 1819
NPG D13389

D13390

Colonel Hylton Jolliffe ('The hero of the chase')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published May 1819
NPG D13390

D8757

William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published October 1820
NPG D8757

D13371

Mr Bowden ('Is camomile a drug')

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 1820
NPG D13371

D13372

Sir William Curtis, 1st Bt ('A member of the corporation')

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 1820
NPG D13372