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Henry Heath

(active 1822-1842), Caricaturist

Artist associated with 24 portraits

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Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry, by Henry Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46030

Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry

by Henry Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 30 April 1827
NPG D46030

The Game Cock and the Dunghills, by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D46031

The Game Cock and the Dunghills

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 22 April 1827
NPG D46031

George and the Dragon, by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D46032

George and the Dragon

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 29 April 1827
NPG D46032

'A Complete Turn-Out among the Cabinet-Makers', probably by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48686

'A Complete Turn-Out among the Cabinet-Makers'

probably by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published April 1827
NPG D48686

Anticipation or A Peep behind the Screen, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48689

Anticipation or A Peep behind the Screen

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 23 April 1827
NPG D48689

'To Be, or not To Be, that is the Question.', by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48692

'To Be, or not To Be, that is the Question.'

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 8 May 1827
NPG D48692

Cabinet Ins and Outs. No. 4. The Rising Sun or Faction Defeated., by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D48694

Cabinet Ins and Outs. No. 4. The Rising Sun or Faction Defeated.

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1827
NPG D48694

'The Head Watchman of the Treasury', by Henry Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48697

'The Head Watchman of the Treasury'

by Henry Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 15 May 1827
NPG D48697

The Wedding Day, by Henry Heath - NPG D17914

The Wedding Day

by Henry Heath
etching, published 28 June 1827
NPG D17914

Cottage Amusement, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46036

Cottage Amusement

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 12 February 1828
NPG D46036

'Cottage Amusement', by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48713

'Cottage Amusement'

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1 February 1828
NPG D48713

A Long Pull, A Stong [Strong] Pull and a Pull Altogether!!!, probably by Henry Heath, after  Gabriel Shire Tregear - NPG D48757

A Long Pull, A Stong [Strong] Pull and a Pull Altogether!!!

probably by Henry Heath, after Gabriel Shire Tregear
hand-coloured etching, published April 1829
NPG D48757

A Slap up Turn Out!!, by Henry Heath, published by  Gabriel Shire Tregear - NPG D48764

A Slap up Turn Out!!

by Henry Heath, published by Gabriel Shire Tregear
hand-coloured etching, published circa May 1829
NPG D48764

A Voice from Paris - or broad hints to Deaf & Blind Rulers!!!, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46034

A Voice from Paris - or broad hints to Deaf & Blind Rulers!!!

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1830
NPG D46034

Long Expected Come at Last. Or the only Besom of Reform, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46035

Long Expected Come at Last. Or the only Besom of Reform

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1830
NPG D46035

Captain Cla-nce [Clarence] taking Command of the Ship British Constitution, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48819

Captain Cla-nce [Clarence] taking Command of the Ship British Constitution

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published circa July 1830
NPG D48819

Nosey on his knees, or the Red Striking to the Blue, by Henry Heath, published by  S. Gans - NPG D48821

Nosey on his knees, or the Red Striking to the Blue

by Henry Heath, published by S. Gans
hand-coloured etching, published circa July 1830
NPG D48821

When two ride upon one horse one must ride behind, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48822

When two ride upon one horse one must ride behind

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published circa July 1830
NPG D48822

An English Essay on the Polignac System, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48827

An English Essay on the Polignac System

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published circa August 1830
NPG D48827

Jack Ketch Executing Sentence on a Culprit, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46033

Jack Ketch Executing Sentence on a Culprit

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1832
NPG D46033

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Shaun G.

29 October 2018, 19:10

I have a book of Henry Heath's from 1840 titled Omnium Gatherum. It is of A3 size , because it is 178 years old, worn in places , his observations are still cruelly accurate and very amusing , alas all the drawings are only in black and white but still amazing to look at.

Sue Swinchatt

22 January 2016, 09:38

I believe this Henry Heath was later known as Henry Heath Glover living and working in Australia until his death in 1858. Henry Heath had married my distant cousin Mary Ann Swinchatte in Lambeth in 1827. They already had two sons by then, William and Henry junior (1827-1904) who also later worked as a lithographer in Australia and New Zealand. They had six children before Mary Ann died in 1846, but only three seem to have reached adulthood. In 1849, now using the name Henry Glover, Henry Heath arrived in Adelaide, Australia accompanied by two of his sons, Henry and Sidney. Henry senior became licencee of the Stag Inn in Adelaide and later the three men spent some time on the goldfields of Ballarat and Bendigo.

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