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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Taylor (1781-1864), Publisher and writer

Publisher and the first author to identify 'Junius' with Sir Philip Francis. His house in Waterloo Place became a gathering-ground for Lamb, Coleridge, Keats, Talfourd and other men of letters whose works he published; he was especially good to Keats.

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Blunden 1936
Edmund Blunden, Keats's Publisher, 1936.

Richardson 1980
Joanna Richardson, Keats and his Circle, 1980.



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.