20 of 36 portraits by Agnew & Zanetti
by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Agnew & Zanetti, after George Hargreaves
engraving, published March 1831
10 1/8 in. x 8 in. (257 mm x 203 mm) plate size; 16 3/8 in. x 10 3/4 in. (416 mm x 273 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1882
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- Jeremiah Smith (1771-1854), Headmaster of Manchester Grammar School 1807-1838. Sitter in 1 portrait.
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, Greater Manchester (Repository of Arts, 10 Exchange Street, Manchester)
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