Regency Portraits Catalogue

Elizabeth Bannister (née Harpur) (1757-1849), Singer

Actress and singer, mainly in comedy and comic opera; she married Jack Bannister in 1783.

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.