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20 People in group

William Godwin

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits
William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

1778-1830
Essayist, journalist and critic
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Rudolph Ackermann

Rudolph Ackermann

1764-1834
Publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 94 portraits
John Bell

John Bell

1745-1831
Publisher
Sitter associated with 4 portraits | Artist associated with 88 portraits
John Boydell

John Boydell

1720-1804
Engraver and printseller
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist associated with 128 portraits
William Bulmer

William Bulmer

1757-1830
Printer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Cadell the Elder

Thomas Cadell the Elder

1742-1802
Publisher and bookseller
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 20 portraits
Joseph Cottle

Joseph Cottle

1770-1853
Author and bookseller
Sitter in 1 portrait
Daniel Isaac Eaton

Daniel Isaac Eaton

circa 1753-1814
Radical writer and publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 2 portraits
William Hone

William Hone

1780-1842
Bookseller, pamphleteer and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Joseph Johnson

Joseph Johnson

1738-1809
Bookseller and publisher
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
James Lackington

James Lackington

1746-1815
Bookseller
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Gibson Lockhart

John Gibson Lockhart

1794-1854
Biographer and novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Pietro Molini

Pietro Molini

1729 or 1730-1806
Editor of 'Ariosto'
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Richard Phillips

Sir Richard Phillips

1767-1840
Writer, bookseller and publisher
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 4 portraits
John Reeves

John Reeves

1752-1829
King's printer
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Taylor

John Taylor

1781-1864
Publisher and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Molloy Westmacott

Charles Molloy Westmacott

1788-1868
Author; editor of 'The Age'
Sitter in 5 portraits