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Madame D'Arblay Diary, 1778-1840 (volume 5, part 3)


117 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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Charles Grant, vicomte de Vaux, probably by Pierre Condé - NPG D15493

Charles Grant, vicomte de Vaux

probably by Pierre Condé
stipple and line engraving, circa 1780-1800
NPG D15493

Frederick William II, King of Prussia, by Charles Townley, published by  Jean Marc Pascal, after  Edward Francis Cunningham (Calze) - NPG D15610

Frederick William II, King of Prussia

by Charles Townley, published by Jean Marc Pascal, after Edward Francis Cunningham (Calze)
mezzotint, published circa 1784
NPG D15610

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam, by Joseph Grozer, published by  William Austin, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15497

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

by Joseph Grozer, published by William Austin, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 31 March 1786
NPG D15497

Philip Miller, by C.F. Maillet, after  Unknown artist - NPG D15476

Philip Miller

by C.F. Maillet, after Unknown artist
stipple and line engraving, 1787
NPG D15476

Sir William Young, 2nd Bt, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  J. Brown - NPG D15581

Sir William Young, 2nd Bt

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after J. Brown
stipple engraving, 1788
NPG D15581

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D15616

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
hand-coloured stipple engraving, (1790)
NPG D15616

Louis Lazare Hoche, possibly by François Bonneville - NPG D15565

Louis Lazare Hoche

possibly by François Bonneville
stipple engraving, circa 1795-1796
NPG D15565

Richard Pepper Arden, 1st Baron Alvanley, by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D15511

Richard Pepper Arden, 1st Baron Alvanley

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 6 November 1796
NPG D15511

'The wedding night', by Isaac Cruikshank, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D15555

'The wedding night'

by Isaac Cruikshank, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 20 May 1797
NPG D15555

Jan Willem de Winter, published by John Evans, and published by  George Thompson - NPG D15602

Jan Willem de Winter

published by John Evans, and published by George Thompson
mezzotint, published 18 November 1797
NPG D15602

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D15606

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published 15 May 1797
NPG D15606

Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby, by George Keating, published by  John Peter Thompson, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15617

Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

by George Keating, published by John Peter Thompson, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1 August 1797
NPG D15617

'The delegates in council or beggars on horseback', by Isaac Cruikshank, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D15627

'The delegates in council or beggars on horseback'

by Isaac Cruikshank, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 9 June 1797
NPG D15627

Marie Thérèse Charlotte, duchesse d'Angoulême, by Anthony Cardon, published by and after  Augustin de Saint-Aubin - NPG D15520

Marie Thérèse Charlotte, duchesse d'Angoulême

by Anthony Cardon, published by and after Augustin de Saint-Aubin
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1800
NPG D15520

George Kiernan, by Unknown artist - NPG D15563

George Kiernan

by Unknown artist
watercolour, circa 1800
NPG D15563

Frederick William II, King of Prussia, by J. Pass - NPG D15609

Frederick William II, King of Prussia

by J. Pass
stipple engraving printed in colours, circa 1800
NPG D15609

Lady Elizabeth Whitbread (née Grey), by Anthony Cardon, published by  John Bell, after  John Opie - NPG D15487

Lady Elizabeth Whitbread (née Grey)

by Anthony Cardon, published by John Bell, after John Opie
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1808
NPG D15487

John Jervis, Earl of St Vincent, by Anthony Cardon, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, and after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D15604

John Jervis, Earl of St Vincent

by Anthony Cardon, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, and after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1809
NPG D15604

'Sadlers Wells Theatre', by Thomas Rowlandson, and by  Auguste Charles Pugin, aquatinted by  John Bluck, published by  Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D15620

'Sadlers Wells Theatre'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Auguste Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 June 1809
NPG D15620

William Pitt, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, and after  John Hoppner - NPG D15478

William Pitt

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, and after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, published 17 November 1810
NPG D15478

Charlotte, Lady Douglas, by Charles Middlemist, after  Adam Buck - NPG D15480

Charlotte, Lady Douglas

by Charles Middlemist, after Adam Buck
stipple engraving, 1810s
NPG D15480

Sir William Jones, published by Jones and Adlard, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15509

Sir William Jones

published by Jones and Adlard, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 19 August 1811 (1767-1769)
NPG D15509

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury, by Charles Picart, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  Henry Edridge - NPG D15587

James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury

by Charles Picart, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Henry Edridge
stipple engraving, published 17 November 1814
NPG D15587

William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, by John Samuel Agar, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Wright, after  William Owen - NPG D15489

William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville

by John Samuel Agar, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Wright, after William Owen
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1815
NPG D15489

George Canning, by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), after  Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG D15490

George Canning

by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), after Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
etching, (1821)
NPG D15490

Princess Augusta Sophia, by Samuel William Reynolds, and by  Samuel Cousins, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D15608

Princess Augusta Sophia

by Samuel William Reynolds, and by Samuel Cousins, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, published 1824
NPG D15608

'The mask', by Charles Turner, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15562

'The mask'

by Charles Turner, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, circa 1825-1850
NPG D15562

William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester, by John Cochran, published by  William Sams - NPG D15626

William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester

by John Cochran, published by William Sams
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1825
NPG D15626

Charles Manners-Sutton, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Fisher Son & Co - NPG D15550

Charles Manners-Sutton

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Fisher Son & Co
stipple engraving, published 1828
NPG D15550

Robert Nares, by Samuel Freeman, published by  Fisher Son & Co, after  John Hoppner - NPG D15508

Robert Nares

by Samuel Freeman, published by Fisher Son & Co, after John Hoppner
stipple and line engraving, published 1830
NPG D15508

Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan, by J. Andrews, published by  Fisher Son & Co, after  John Hoppner - NPG D15601

Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan

by J. Andrews, published by Fisher Son & Co, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, published 1831
NPG D15601

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by John Henry Robinson, published by  Fisher Son & Co, after  Charles Robert Leslie - NPG D15491

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by John Henry Robinson, published by Fisher Son & Co, after Charles Robert Leslie
stipple and line engraving, published 1832
NPG D15491

Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham, by William Ward, published by  Francis Graves & Co - NPG D15551

Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham

by William Ward, published by Francis Graves & Co
mezzotint, published 1 January 1837
NPG D15551

Josiah Wedgwood, by George Salisbury Shury, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15576

Josiah Wedgwood

by George Salisbury Shury, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1863 (1782)
NPG D15576

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (later Madame Sabloukoff) (when children), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15571

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (later Madame Sabloukoff) (when children)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (1783)
NPG D15571

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam, by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15498

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865
NPG D15498

Elizabeth Vassall Fox (née Vassall), Lady Holland (formerly Webster), by Charles Henry Jeens, after  Robert Fagan - NPG D15479

Elizabeth Vassall Fox (née Vassall), Lady Holland (formerly Webster)

by Charles Henry Jeens, after Robert Fagan
line engraving, published 1874
NPG D15479

Emilia Mary ('Emily') Fitzgerald (née Lennox), Duchess of Leinster, by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15515

Emilia Mary ('Emily') Fitzgerald (née Lennox), Duchess of Leinster

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876 (1753-1755)
NPG D15515

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William V, Prince of Orange

by Robert Muys, published by Bosch
line engraving, 1766
NPG D15605

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René Descartes

by Duhamel, published by Esnauts et Rapilly
line engraving, published circa 1774-1784
NPG D15588

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Thomas Louis César, Marquis de Lambert de Frondeville

by Charles François Le Tellier (Letellier), after Charles Toussaint Labadye
line engraving, circa 1775-1800
NPG D15574

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Adrienne de Noailles de Lafayette

by Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1775-1800
NPG D15591

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'Miss M-t-n and The Hibernian Patriot'

published by Archibald Hamilton Jr
etching, published 1 December 1776
NPG D15522

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James Thomson

by Thomas Cook, published by John Bell, after John Patoun
line engraving, published 26 August 1777
NPG D15554

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'Miss D-le and The whimsical lover' (George James Cholmondeley, 1st Marquess of Cholmondeley?)

published by Archibald Hamilton Jr
etching, published 1 January 1778
NPG D15567

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Robert Craggs Nugent, Earl Nugent

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 14 May 1782
NPG D15485

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Willem George Frederik, Prince of Orange Nassau

by J. van der Spruyt
stipple engraving, circa 1783-1785
NPG D15612

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William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire; Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

by Noble, published by Alexander Hogg, after Dodd
line engraving, published 30 April 1787
NPG D15512

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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; King George III

by George Noble, published by Alexander Hogg
line engraving, published 31 January 1787
NPG D15518

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Maria (née Walpole), Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh; Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh

by Noble, published by Alexander Hogg, after Dodd
line engraving, published 28 February 1787
NPG D15622

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Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford

by Thomas Holloway, published by John Sewell
line engraving, published 1 March 1788
NPG D15575

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Jean Xavier Bureaux de Pusy

by P. Ch. Coqueret, published by Charles François Gabriel Levachez, after Jacques Delaplace
etching and aquatint, published 1790
NPG D15590

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Robert Bensley

by Philipp Audinet, published by John Bell, after Samuel De Wilde
line engraving, published 23 February 1793
NPG D15501

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Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

by G. Murray, published by Benjamin Crosby, after Isaac Cruikshank
line engraving, published 12 January 1795
NPG D15492

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William V, Prince of Orange

probably by Robert Dighton Jr
hand-coloured etching, circa 1795-1806
NPG D15611

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Miss Wallis

by William Satchwell Leney (Lenney), published by John Bell, after Samuel De Wilde
line engraving, published 14 July 1795
NPG D15619

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John Philip Kemble

by William Ridley, published by Thomas Bellamy, after Gilbert Stuart
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1797
NPG D15500

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Friedrich I, King of Württemberg ('A great personage')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 25 May 1797
NPG D15556