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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Jane Taylor (1783-1824), Writer of children's poetry; daughter of Ann and Isaac Taylor

Writer of children's poetry. With her sister Ann she published Original Poems for Infant Minds, 2 vols., 1804-5 including the famous 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star'.

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Armitage 1939
Doris Mary Armitage, The Taylors of Ongar, 1939.

Knight 1880
Helen Cross Knight, Life of Jane Taylor, 1880.

Taylor 1825
Isaac Taylor (brother), Memoirs and Correspondence of Jane Taylor, 2 vols., 1825.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.