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Samuel Barrington

(1729-1800), Admiral

Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 12 portraits
Admiral. As Commander-in-Chief in the West Indies during the American War of Independence he captured St Lucia in 1778.

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Samuel Barrington, by Richard Earlom, printed for  Robert Sayer, printed for  John Bennett, after  Benjamin Wilson - NPG D21464

Samuel Barrington

by Richard Earlom, printed for Robert Sayer, printed for John Bennett, after Benjamin Wilson
mezzotint, published 20 September 1779
NPG D21464

Samuel Barrington, by Richard Earlom, printed for  Robert Sayer, printed for  John Bennett, after  Benjamin Wilson - NPG D643

Samuel Barrington

by Richard Earlom, printed for Robert Sayer, printed for John Bennett, after Benjamin Wilson
mezzotint, published 20 September 1779
NPG D643

Samuel Barrington, by Richard Earlom, printed for  Robert Sayer, printed for  John Bennett, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D641

Samuel Barrington

by Richard Earlom, printed for Robert Sayer, printed for John Bennett, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 12 February 1780
NPG D641

Samuel Barrington, by Richard Earlom, printed for  Robert Sayer, printed for  John Bennett, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D642

Samuel Barrington

by Richard Earlom, printed for Robert Sayer, printed for John Bennett, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 12 February 1780
NPG D642

Samuel Barrington, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, published by and after  Philip Jean - NPG D14604

Samuel Barrington

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, published by and after Philip Jean
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1790
NPG D14604

Samuel Barrington, by Richard Earlom, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D21463

Samuel Barrington

by Richard Earlom, published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 March 1791
NPG D21463

Samuel Barrington, by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Gilbert Stuart - NPG D21461

Samuel Barrington

by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Gilbert Stuart
stipple engraving, published 7 February 1812
NPG D21461

Samuel Barrington, by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Gilbert Stuart - NPG D13735

Samuel Barrington

by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Gilbert Stuart
stipple engraving, published 7 February 1812
NPG D13735

Samuel Barrington, by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Gilbert Stuart - NPG D14601

Samuel Barrington

by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Gilbert Stuart
stipple engraving, published 7 February 1812
NPG D14601

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Samuel Barrington

by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, after Gilbert Stuart
stipple engraving, published 1812
NPG D21462

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