© National Portrait Gallery, London
by and published by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Martin Colnaghi, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, published 20 February 1826
12 3/8 in. x 8 7/8 in. (316 mm x 226 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
- Martin Colnaghi (circa 1792-1851), Printseller. Artist associated with 38 portraits.
- Henry Edward Dawe (1790-1848), Painter and printmaker. Artist associated with 61 portraits.
- Samuel Lane (1780-1859), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 45 portraits.
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