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Thomas Foxley

by James Thomson (Thompson), published by Agnew & Zanetti, after James Lonsdale
stipple engraving, published March 1835
16 1/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (414 mm x 299 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D37791

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  • Thomas Foxley (1754 or 1755-active 1835), Rector of Radcliffe. Sitter in 3 portraits.

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  • Agnew & Zanetti (active 1823-1837), Publishers. Artist associated with 36 portraits.
  • James Lonsdale (1777-1839), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 107 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
  • James Thomson (Thompson) (baptised 1788-1850), Engraver. Artist associated with 137 portraits.

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