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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Hone (1780-1842), Bookseller, pamphleteer and writer

Portraits in Regency Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

William Hone

by William Patten
engraved 1818
NPG 1183

Sketches on seven sheets of MS fragments

by George Cruikshank
NPG 4259

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