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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Augustus Montague Toplady (1740-1778), Divine and hymn writer

Drawing by J. R. Smith, see under NPG 3138.

The following are all weak posthumous engravings showing Toplady in gown and bands.

Painting by J. C. Garbrand, bust-length oval, engraved T. Trotter 1783, from an original picture in the possession of William Hussey of Kensington (another impression for the Christian Mag. 1791).

Anon. engraving, pub. A. Hogg, bust-length oval (New Spiritual Mag.)

Painting by C. R. Ryley, standing three-quarter length, a book in his right hand, engraved C. Blackberd; a half-length version engraved E. Scriven 1840.

Engraving by Mackenzie, half-length oval (Gospel Mag. 1801).

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.