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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'

Portraits in Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Edward Gibbon

by Henry Walton
NPG 1443

Edward Gibbon

by Unknown artist
circa 1785-1790
NPG 4854

Edward Gibbon

by Unknown artist
circa 1825
NPG 3317

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