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127 Portraits in set: Frances Burney Diary, 1768-78 (volume 2, part 1)

Early Diary of Frances Burney 1768-78 and Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay 1778-1840, re-bound in 25 folio volumes and extra-illustrated throughout with approximately 2,700 engraved portraits and topographical views. The prints and other items interfiled with the text illustrate the people, events and places described by Burney in her account of society and court life at the end of the 18th century.

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Sir Charles Cotterell

possibly by George Perfect Harding, probably after John Riley
watercolour, (circa 1687)
NPG D14318


Daniel Defoe

by Michael Vandergucht, after Jeremiah Taverner
line engraving, published July 1703
NPG D14278


Edmund Waller

by George Vertue, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
engraving, circa 1727 (1684)
NPG D14319


Giovanni Carestini

by and published by John Faber Jr, after George Knapton
mezzotint, published 1735
NPG D14300


Angelo Maria Monticelli

by John Faber Jr, published by John Bowles, after Andrea Casali
mezzotint, published circa 1740-1780
NPG D14314


Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton

by John Simon, after Jean Baptiste van Loo
mezzotint, 1741 (1739)
NPG D14348


Lady Charlotte Johnstone (née Montagu)

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760)
NPG D14383


William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford

by James Macardell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1762 (1758-1760)
NPG D14299


John Wilkes

by Johann Sebastian Müller, published by Carington Bowles
line engraving, published 1763
NPG D14332


Charles Townshend

by John Dixon, published by William Wynne Ryland, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 21 December 1770 (1765-1767)
NPG D14297


Mrs Brudenell ('Retirement')

probably by William Walker, after John Raphael Smith
mezzotint, circa 1775-1795
NPG D14317


John Hawkins

by Edward Francisco Burney
watercolour, circa 1775-1800
NPG D14375


Martha Ray

by and published by Valentine Green, after Nathaniel Dance
mezzotint, published 25 May 1779 (1777)
NPG D14336


Giovanna Sestini

by John Jones, published by Robert Wilkinson, after William Lawranson
mezzotint, published 19 April 1780
NPG D14349


Jane Countess of Harrington and Children

by Arthur N. Sanders, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint and stipple engraving, (1784-1787)
NPG D14312


Edward Francisco Burney

by Edward Francisco Burney
watercolour, circa 1785-1800
NPG D14387


James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury

by and published by Caroline Watson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 30 November 1786 (1785)
NPG D14294


Sir Samuel Greig

by and published by James Walker, after Dimitri Grigorievich Levickij
mezzotint, published 1 November 1788
NPG D14313


William Wildman Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington

by Charles Knight, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (circa 1791)
NPG D14330