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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Samuel Parr (1747-1825), Pedagogue and Whig pamphleteer

Schoolmaster, scholar, critic and Whig pamphleteer.

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Derry 1966
Warren Derry, Dr Parr: A Portrait of the Whig Dr Johnson, 1966.

Field 1828
W. Field, Memoirs ... Rev Samuel Parr LL.D, 2 vols., 1828.

Johnstone 1828
John Johnstone, Works of Samuel Parr, 8 vols., 1828.



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.