10 of 11 portraits of Charles Lamb
by Henry Meyer, published by Fisher Son & Co
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1828 (1826)
7 3/4 in. x 4 5/8 in. (196 mm x 119 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
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