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Nonsense Club


5 People in sitter grouping:

A small group of dramatists, parodists and poets in 18th century London, who created a distinctive type of satirical political poetry and drama. Famous for their literary battles, the group, which included the poet William Cowper and the satirist Charles Churchill where renowned for generating great debate surrounding British politics at the time.

George Colman the Elder

George Colman the Elder

1732-1794
Playwright
Sitter associated with 10 portraits
William Hogarth

William Hogarth

1697-1764
Painter and engraver
Sitter associated with 19 portraits | Artist associated with 127 portraits
John Wilkes

John Wilkes

1725-1797
Journalist, agitator and politician; MP for Aylesbury and Middlesex
Sitter associated with 49 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait