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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Samuel Barrington (1729-1800), Admiral

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Samuel Barrington

by Unknown artist
circa 1785
NPG 740

Samuel Barrington

by John Singleton Copley
circa 1790
NPG 5519

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