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Britannia

, Allegory of a nation, emblem of empire, and patriotic icon

Sitter associated with 20 portraits

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O Fair Britannia Hail, by Giovanni Battista Cipriani - NPG D47439

O Fair Britannia Hail

by Giovanni Battista Cipriani
etching, 1760
NPG D47439

King George III, by Thomas Rowlandson, published by  I. Jones - NPG D12289

King George III

by Thomas Rowlandson, published by I. Jones
hand-coloured etching, published 10 December 1781
NPG D12289

'Britania's assassination. Or the Repulicans amusement', by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12305

'Britania's assassination. Or the Repulicans amusement'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1782
NPG D12305

'Design for the naval pillar'; Britannia, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13097

'Design for the naval pillar'; Britannia

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 February 1800
NPG D13097

'The first kiss this ten years! - or - the meeting of Britannia and Citizen François', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12797

'The first kiss this ten years! - or - the meeting of Britannia and Citizen François'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, soft-ground etching and aquatint, published 1 January 1803
NPG D12797

John Ray with 'Britannia crowning Ray as the Prince of English Botanists', by William Holl Sr, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Uwins, and after  Unknown artist - NPG D34356

John Ray with 'Britannia crowning Ray as the Prince of English Botanists'

by William Holl Sr, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Uwins, and after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1804
NPG D34356

John Ray with 'Britannia crowning Ray as the Prince of English Botanists', by William Holl Sr, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Uwins, and after  Unknown artist - NPG D39221

John Ray with 'Britannia crowning Ray as the Prince of English Botanists'

by William Holl Sr, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Uwins, and after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1804
NPG D39221

'St George and the dragon' (Britannia; Napoléon Bonaparte; King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13111

'St George and the dragon' (Britannia; Napoléon Bonaparte; King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 2 August 1805
NPG D13111

A Political Fair, by Charles Williams, published by  Thomas Tegg, after  George Murgatroyd ('Moutard') Woodward - NPG D48635

A Political Fair

by Charles Williams, published by Thomas Tegg, after George Murgatroyd ('Moutard') Woodward
hand-coloured etching, published 1 October 1807
NPG D48635

Britannia ('To the English Ladies'), by Unknown artist - NPG D48076

Britannia ('To the English Ladies')

by Unknown artist
etching, circa 1808 or after
NPG D48076

'The Stool of Repentance; the Scorn of the World!!', published by William Benbow - NPG D48677

'The Stool of Repentance; the Scorn of the World!!'

published by William Benbow
hand-coloured etching, published 10 January 1821
NPG D48677

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage, by John Phillips, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D10676

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage

by John Phillips, published by George Humphrey
coloured etching, published 8 May 1827
NPG D10676

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage, by John Phillips, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D48693

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage

by John Phillips, published by George Humphrey
coloured etching, published 8 May 1827
NPG D48693

'The Dream', by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48711

'The Dream'

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa February 1828
NPG D48711

'The Constitution of John Bull destroyed by the combined Efforts of the Burkites', by John Phillips, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D48744

'The Constitution of John Bull destroyed by the combined Efforts of the Burkites'

by John Phillips, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published April 1829
NPG D48744

Satan Playing at Chess with Man for his Soul (Daniel O'Connell; Britannia; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41436

Satan Playing at Chess with Man for his Soul (Daniel O'Connell; Britannia; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 September 1837
NPG D41436

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