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Fleming Collection: Fleming's Granger (Noble's Continuation Volume 3)


279 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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William Cecil, 5th Earl Exeter, by John Smith, after  Willem Wissing, published by  Edward Cooper - NPG D27539

William Cecil, 5th Earl Exeter

by John Smith, after Willem Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D27539

King George I, by Henry Hulsbergh (Hulsberg), after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27404

King George I

by Henry Hulsbergh (Hulsberg), after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27404

King George II, by Michael Vandergucht - NPG D27411

King George II

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27411

King George II, by Michael Vandergucht - NPG D27412

King George II

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27412

Maria Clementina Sobieska, by J. Veraut, after  Unknown artist - NPG D27418

Maria Clementina Sobieska

by J. Veraut, after Unknown artist
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D27418

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by  John Smith - NPG D27425

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by John Smith
mezzotint, early to mid 18th century
NPG D27425

William Wake, by Michael Vandergucht, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D27444

William Wake

by Michael Vandergucht, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27444

Edmund Gibson, by Michael Vandergucht - NPG D27446

Edmund Gibson

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27446

Francis Atterbury, by Michael Vandergucht, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27450

Francis Atterbury

by Michael Vandergucht, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27450

Richard Bentley, by George Vertue, after  Sir James Thornhill - NPG D27458

Richard Bentley

by George Vertue, after Sir James Thornhill
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27458

Samuel Dunster, by Michael Vandergucht - NPG D27463

Samuel Dunster

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27463

John Hudson, by Simon Gribelin, after  William Sunman (Sonmans) - NPG D27478

John Hudson

by Simon Gribelin, after William Sunman (Sonmans)
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27478

Edward Kidder, by Robert Sheppard, after  Unknown artist - NPG D27484

Edward Kidder

by Robert Sheppard, after Unknown artist
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27484

Archibald Cockburn, by Gerard Vandergucht - NPG D27487

Archibald Cockburn

by Gerard Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27487

Archibald Cockburn, by Gerard Vandergucht - NPG D27488

Archibald Cockburn

by Gerard Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27488

Richard Welton, after Unknown artist - NPG D27492

Richard Welton

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D27492

Samuel Bourn, by Michael Vandergucht - NPG D27496

Samuel Bourn

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27496

John Nesbitt, by George White, after  John Wollaston - NPG D27502

John Nesbitt

by George White, after John Wollaston
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D27502

William Cadogan, 1st Earl Cadogan, by John Simon, after  Louis Laguerre - NPG D27525

William Cadogan, 1st Earl Cadogan

by John Simon, after Louis Laguerre
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D27525

Sir Charles Wager, after Unknown artist - NPG D27532

Sir Charles Wager

after Unknown artist
line engraving, early to mid 18th century
NPG D27532