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Martin Collection

Engraved portraits of British and foreign subjects, collected by print collector Henry Witte (or Wenham) Martin of 12 Clapton Square, Hackney, and left to the Gallery by him with an inter-leaved copy of Charles Knight’s English Cyclopedia of Biography in 6 volumes, 1856-8, into which the prints were to be inserted for purposes of extra-illustration. Martin’s collection of prints relating to French history and costume was given to the British Museum.

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Pietro Vermigli, after Unknown artist - NPG D45999

Pietro Vermigli

after Unknown artist
woodcut, late 16th century?
NPG D45999

Hendrik Met de Bles, attributed to Johan Wierix - NPG D46188

Hendrik Met de Bles

attributed to Johan Wierix
line engraving, 1572
NPG D46188

Ambrose Blaurer, after Unknown artist - NPG D46085

Ambrose Blaurer

after Unknown artist
woodcut, circa 1581
NPG D46085

William I, Prince of Orange, by Hendrick Goltzius - NPG D4464

William I, Prince of Orange

by Hendrick Goltzius
line engraving, 1581
NPG D4464

Fictitious portrait called Reginald Pole, after Unknown artist - NPG D32612

Fictitious portrait called Reginald Pole

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1584
NPG D32612

Thomas Cavendish, after Unknown artist - NPG D20953

Thomas Cavendish

after Unknown artist
etching
NPG D20953

Gerardus Mercator, after Unknown artist - NPG D20942

Gerardus Mercator

after Unknown artist
line engraving, after 1593
NPG D20942

Martin Luther, by Robert Boissard, after  Lucas Cranach the Elder - NPG D23476

Martin Luther

by Robert Boissard, after Lucas Cranach the Elder
line engraving, circa 1597
NPG D23476

John Donne, after Isaac Oliver - NPG D21407

John Donne

after Isaac Oliver
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D21407

Pope Clement VII (Giulio de' Medici), after Sebastiano del Piombo - NPG D33014

Pope Clement VII (Giulio de' Medici)

after Sebastiano del Piombo
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D33014

William Fulke, after Unknown artist - NPG D33604

William Fulke

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D33604

Giovanni Vittorio Rossi, after Unknown artist - NPG D37996

Giovanni Vittorio Rossi

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D37996

Pietro Vermigli, after Unknown artist - NPG D45998

Pietro Vermigli

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1600-1650
NPG D45998

King Charles I, by Simon de Passe - NPG D18224

King Charles I

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D18224

Paulo Giordano Orsini, Duke of Bracciano, by Ottavio Maria Leoni - NPG D17069

Paulo Giordano Orsini, Duke of Bracciano

by Ottavio Maria Leoni
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D17069

William Lily, by Unknown artist - NPG D17073

William Lily

by Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D17073

Desiderius Erasmus, after Albrecht Dürer - NPG D23475

Desiderius Erasmus

after Albrecht Dürer
line engraving, probably 17th century (1526)
NPG D23475

René Descartes, by Unknown artist - NPG D13134

René Descartes

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D13134

James IV of Scotland, after Unknown artist - NPG D42361

James IV of Scotland

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1602
NPG D42361

James V of Scotland, after Unknown artist - NPG D42365

James V of Scotland

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1602
NPG D42365