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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Wilberforce (1759-1833), Philanthropist and reformer

Portraits in Regency Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

William Wilberforce

by John Russell
NPG 759

The House of Commons 1793-94

by Karl Anton Hickel
NPG 745

William Wilberforce

by Sir Thomas Lawrence

William Wilberforce

by George Richmond
NPG 4997

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