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Fleming Collection


735 Portraits in set

The print collection and library of Dr William Fleming of Rowton Grange in Cheshire includes approximately 15,000 engravings and more than 150 volumes. Fleming began collecting books and portrait prints in 1814 and drew upon his extensive print collection to extra-illustrate many of the published works in his library. The most substantial of these sets is Fleming's Granger which comprises a collection of approximately 11,000 prints arranged and interfiled to illustrate a disbound copy of Rev. James Granger A Biographical History of England from Egbert the Great to the Revolution (1st edition 1769) and Noble's Continuation (1806) which extends Granger to 1727.

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James Prince Lee, by John Eastham - NPG x19979

James Prince Lee

by John Eastham
print
NPG x19979

Martin Luther, after Lucas Cranach the Elder - NPG D47378

Martin Luther

after Lucas Cranach the Elder
etching, (1525)
NPG D47378

Guillaume Leblanc, by Thomas de Leu - NPG D46190

Guillaume Leblanc

by Thomas de Leu
line engraving, circa 1590-1595
NPG D46190

Thomas Whythorne (Whithorne), by Unknown artist - NPG D8321

Thomas Whythorne (Whithorne)

by Unknown artist
woodcut, 1571, published 1590
NPG D8321

Thomas Stapleton, by Leonard Gaultier, after  Unknown artist - NPG D11231

Thomas Stapleton

by Leonard Gaultier, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1598-1641
NPG D11231

Henry Robinson, after Unknown artist - NPG D39797

Henry Robinson

after Unknown artist
etching and aquatint, 17th century
NPG D39797

Martin Luther, after Hendrik Hondius (Hond) - NPG D47382

Martin Luther

after Hendrik Hondius (Hond)
line engraving, 17th century (1599)
NPG D47382

Martin Luther, probably after Lucas Cranach the Elder - NPG D47381

Martin Luther

probably after Lucas Cranach the Elder
line engraving, circa 1600-1650
NPG D47381

Mary, Queen of Scots, after Unknown artist - NPG D32132

Mary, Queen of Scots

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th-18th century
NPG D32132

John Robin, after Unknown artist - NPG D31636

John Robin

after Unknown artist
etching, 1608
NPG D31636

Abraham Bloemaert, by Jacob Matham, after  Paulus Moreelse - NPG D42649

Abraham Bloemaert

by Jacob Matham, after Paulus Moreelse
line engraving, 1610
NPG D42649

Sir Thomas Overbury, by Simon de Passe, after  Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen) - NPG D1313

Sir Thomas Overbury

by Simon de Passe, after Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen)
engraving, circa 1613
NPG D1313

Thomas Sparke, by Richard Haydock - NPG D41990

Thomas Sparke

by Richard Haydock
line engraving, 1616 or after
NPG D41990

Gervase Babington, by Simon de Passe - NPG D23141

Gervase Babington

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D23141

Laurence Saunders, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D16805

Laurence Saunders

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1620
NPG D16805

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, by William Marshall, after  Unknown artist - NPG D1129

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

by William Marshall, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1621-1628
NPG D1129

Augustyn Alsten Bloemaert, by Jonas Suyderhoef, after  Johannes Cornelius Verspronck, text written by  Joost van den Vondel - NPG D42704

Augustyn Alsten Bloemaert

by Jonas Suyderhoef, after Johannes Cornelius Verspronck, text written by Joost van den Vondel
engraving, 1623-1686
NPG D42704

John Parkinson, after Unknown artist - NPG D16620

John Parkinson

after Unknown artist
woodcut, published 1629
NPG D16620

Thomas Taylor, after Unknown artist - NPG D23439

Thomas Taylor

after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D23439

Unknown man, by Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D4993

Unknown man

by Wenceslaus Hollar
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D4993

Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, by Paulus Pontius (Paulus Du Pont), after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D46099

Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden

by Paulus Pontius (Paulus Du Pont), after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D46099

Called Martin Luther; possibly Gaspar Schets, by Wenceslaus Hollar, published by  Johannes Meyssens - NPG D47383

Called Martin Luther; possibly Gaspar Schets

by Wenceslaus Hollar, published by Johannes Meyssens
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D47383

Frances Weston (née Stuart), Countess of Portland, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D8218

Frances Weston (née Stuart), Countess of Portland

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
etching, mid 17th century
NPG D8218

Jean Louis de Nogaret de Valette, duc d'Epernon (Espernon), probably by Balthasar Moncornet - NPG D11201

Jean Louis de Nogaret de Valette, duc d'Epernon (Espernon)

probably by Balthasar Moncornet
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D11201

King Charles I, by Adriaen Lommelin, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D18296

King Charles I

by Adriaen Lommelin, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D18296

Robert Bolton, by John Payne - NPG D9505

Robert Bolton

by John Payne
line engraving, 1632
NPG D9505

Wilhelm von Welsberg, by Lucas Kilian - NPG D46193

Wilhelm von Welsberg

by Lucas Kilian
line engraving, 1632
NPG D46193

Sir Robert Berkeley, by George Powle, after  Unknown artist - NPG D9239

Sir Robert Berkeley

by George Powle, after Unknown artist
etching, (1633)
NPG D9239

George Carew, Earl of Totnes, by Robert van Voerst - NPG D6967

George Carew, Earl of Totnes

by Robert van Voerst
line engraving, published 1633
NPG D6967

George Wither (Withers), by John Payne - NPG D11237

George Wither (Withers)

by John Payne
line engraving, published 1635
NPG D11237

Edward Turgis, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D31848

Edward Turgis

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, 1638
NPG D31848

Jean Daurat (Dorat), by Nicolas de Larmessin - NPG D37671

Jean Daurat (Dorat)

by Nicolas de Larmessin
line engraving, after 1638
NPG D37671

The Wilton Diptych (King Richard II), by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Unknown artist - NPG D9392

The Wilton Diptych (King Richard II)

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Unknown artist
etching, 1639
NPG D9392

The Wilton Diptych (relates to Richard II), by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Unknown artist - NPG D9393

The Wilton Diptych (relates to Richard II)

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Unknown artist
etching, 1639
NPG D9393

Elizabeth Cavendish (née Cecil), Countess of Devonshire, by Pierre Lombart, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D10885

Elizabeth Cavendish (née Cecil), Countess of Devonshire

by Pierre Lombart, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D10885

Anne Sophia Dormer (née Herbert), Countess of Carnarvon, by Pierre Lombart, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D10886

Anne Sophia Dormer (née Herbert), Countess of Carnarvon

by Pierre Lombart, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D10886

Elizabeth (née Brydges), Countess Castlehaven, by Pierre Lombart, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D10889

Elizabeth (née Brydges), Countess Castlehaven

by Pierre Lombart, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D10889

Dorothy Spencer (née Sidney), Countess of Sunderland, by Pierre Lombart, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D10891

Dorothy Spencer (née Sidney), Countess of Sunderland

by Pierre Lombart, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D10891

Penelope (née Naunton), Lady Herbert, by Pierre Lombart, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D10892

Penelope (née Naunton), Lady Herbert

by Pierre Lombart, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D10892