Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
George Whitefield (1714-1770), Methodist leader
'His well-known squint was the result of measles in childhood ... Whitefield's complexion was fair, his eyes dark blue and small; originally slender, he became corpulent from his fortieth year.' 
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Referencesback to topCarter 1937
C. Carter, ‘Pottery of John Wesley', The Bazaar Exchange & Mart, 15 and 22 June 1937.
Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, 1870-1954 (from 1935 by Dorothy George).
G. C. Williamson, John Russell R.A., 1894.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.