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Madame D'Arblay Diary, 1778-1840 (volume 2, part 1)


68 Portraits in set

Early Diary of Frances Burney 1768-1778 and Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay 1778-1840, re-bound in 25 folio volumes and extra-illustrated throughout with approximately 2,700 engraved portraits and topographical views. The prints and other items interfiled with the text illustrate the people, events and places described by Burney in her account of society and court life at the end of the 18th century.

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John Heywood, by Unknown engraver - NPG D14747

John Heywood

by Unknown engraver
woodcut, 1562?
NPG D14747

Richard Baxter, by Robert White - NPG D14790

Richard Baxter

by Robert White
line engraving, published 1681
NPG D14790

Sir Edward Turner, 2nd Bt, by James Macardell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14729

Sir Edward Turner, 2nd Bt

by James Macardell, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, 1763 (1762)
NPG D14729

George Wade, by and published by John Faber Jr, after  Johan van Diest - NPG D14765

George Wade

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, published 1736 (circa 1731)
NPG D14765

Duke and Duchess of Portland; Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, by George Vertue, after  Christian Friedrich Zincke - NPG D14770

Duke and Duchess of Portland; Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

by George Vertue, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
engraving, 1739 (1738)
NPG D14770

Juliana Baker (née Penn), by Robert Pranker, after  Katharine Read - NPG D14785

Juliana Baker (née Penn)

by Robert Pranker, after Katharine Read
line engraving, (circa 1750-1775)
NPG D14785

William Shipley, by William Hincks - NPG D14738

William Shipley

by William Hincks
stipple engraving, (circa 1754-1757)
NPG D14738

James Fitzgerald, 1st Duke of Leinster when Earl of Kildare, by James Macardell, published by  Michael Ford, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14788

James Fitzgerald, 1st Duke of Leinster when Earl of Kildare

by James Macardell, published by Michael Ford, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1754 (circa 1753)
NPG D14788

Soame Jenyns, by William Angus, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14783

Soame Jenyns

by William Angus, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, (1757)
NPG D14783

'La Femme Sans Souci and The Licentious Lover', by Unknown artist - NPG D14731

'La Femme Sans Souci and The Licentious Lover'

by Unknown artist
etching, circa 1766-1787
NPG D14731

William Markham, by Unknown artist - NPG D14791

William Markham

by Unknown artist
mezzotint, late 18th-early 19th century
NPG D14791

Maria Marowe (née Wilmot), Lady Eardley of Spalding when Lady Gideon, by Thomas Watson, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14730

Maria Marowe (née Wilmot), Lady Eardley of Spalding when Lady Gideon

by Thomas Watson, published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 January 1771 (1769)
NPG D14730

Walter Shirley, by John Dixon, after  Robert Edge Pine - NPG D14742

Walter Shirley

by John Dixon, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 1773
NPG D14742

Mary Isabella Manners (née Somerset), Duchess of Rutland, by Richard Read, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D14718

Mary Isabella Manners (née Somerset), Duchess of Rutland

by Richard Read, after Matthew William Peters
stipple engraving, circa 1780-1790
NPG D14718

Edward Gibbon, by John Hall, published by  William Strahan, and published by  Thomas Cadell the Elder, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14751

Edward Gibbon

by John Hall, published by William Strahan, and published by Thomas Cadell the Elder, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 1 February 1780 (1779)
NPG D14751

'Cecilia', by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  Anthony Molteno, after  Thomas Engleheart - NPG D14734

'Cecilia'

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by Anthony Molteno, after Thomas Engleheart
stipple engraving, published 1 October 1783
NPG D14734

Maddalena Allegranti, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  S. Watts, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D14777

Maddalena Allegranti

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by S. Watts, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1783
NPG D14777

Maddalena Allegranti, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  S. Watts, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D14778

Maddalena Allegranti

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by S. Watts, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1783
NPG D14778

'The engaging Mrs G-r and The accomplished Peer', published by Archibald Hamilton Jr - NPG D14789

'The engaging Mrs G-r and The accomplished Peer'

published by Archibald Hamilton Jr
etching, published 1 November 1783
NPG D14789

'The Frail Alicia and the Whimsical Lover' (Sampson Eardley, 1st Baron Eardley), published by Archibald Hamilton Jr - NPG D14728

'The Frail Alicia and the Whimsical Lover' (Sampson Eardley, 1st Baron Eardley)

published by Archibald Hamilton Jr
etching, published 1 May 1786
NPG D14728

Frances Abington (née Barton) ('Scrub'), by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG D14774

Frances Abington (née Barton) ('Scrub')

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 15 February 1786
NPG D14774

Karl Friedrich Abel, by William Nelson Gardiner, published by  Edward Harding, after  John Nixon - NPG D14733

Karl Friedrich Abel

by William Nelson Gardiner, published by Edward Harding, after John Nixon
etching, published July 1787 (1787)
NPG D14733

Lavinia Spencer (née Bingham), Countess Spencer, by Bonnefoy, published by  Emanuel Matthew Diemar, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14776

Lavinia Spencer (née Bingham), Countess Spencer

by Bonnefoy, published by Emanuel Matthew Diemar, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 21 February 1787 (1785-1786)
NPG D14776

Jonathan Shipley, by Burnet Reading - NPG D14739

Jonathan Shipley

by Burnet Reading
line engraving after a medallion, published 1788
NPG D14739

Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool, by Charles Warren, after  Charles Benazech - NPG D14723

Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool

by Charles Warren, after Charles Benazech
line engraving, published 7 January 1791
NPG D14723

Hester Lynch Piozzi (née Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale), by William Daniell, after  George Dance - NPG D14717

Hester Lynch Piozzi (née Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale)

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, (1793)
NPG D14717

Mary Robinson (née Darby), by William Daniell, after  George Dance - NPG D14744

Mary Robinson (née Darby)

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, (1793)
NPG D14744

John Opie, by William Daniell, after  George Dance - NPG D14764

John Opie

by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, (9 March 1793)
NPG D14764

Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, by John Kay - NPG D14782

Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes

by John Kay
line engraving, 1793
NPG D14782

Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, by William Nelson Gardiner, published by  E. & S. Harding, after  Silvester (Sylvester) Harding - NPG D14772

Sir Charles Hanbury Williams

by William Nelson Gardiner, published by E. & S. Harding, after Silvester (Sylvester) Harding
stipple engraving, published 1 December 1794
NPG D14772

Edward Boscawen, by John Chapman - NPG D14736

Edward Boscawen

by John Chapman
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1796
NPG D14736

Sir John Borlase Warren, by and published by Daniel Orme - NPG D14761

Sir John Borlase Warren

by and published by Daniel Orme
stipple engraving, published 29 November 1799
NPG D14761

Robert Burton, published by John Nichols - NPG D14746

Robert Burton

published by John Nichols
line engraving, published 16 May 1800
NPG D14746

Joseph le Gros, by Jean César Macret, after  Le Clerc (Clare) - NPG D14784

Joseph le Gros

by Jean César Macret, after Le Clerc (Clare)
line engraving, circa 1800-1825
NPG D14784

Philip Metcalfe, by William Evans, after  Edmund Scott - NPG D14762

Philip Metcalfe

by William Evans, after Edmund Scott
stipple engraving, published 9 April 1801
NPG D14762

Henry Thornton, by James Ward, after  John Hoppner - NPG D14768

Henry Thornton

by James Ward, after John Hoppner
mezzotint, 1802
NPG D14768