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Madame D'Arblay Diary, 1778-1840 (volume 2, part 3)


54 Portraits in set

Early Diary of Frances Burney 1768-1778 and Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay 1778-1840, re-bound in 25 folio volumes and extra-illustrated throughout with approximately 2,700 engraved portraits and topographical views. The prints and other items interfiled with the text illustrate the people, events and places described by Burney in her account of society and court life at the end of the 18th century.

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Stephen Poyntz, by John Faber Jr, after  John Fayram - NPG D14898

Stephen Poyntz

by John Faber Jr, after John Fayram
mezzotint, circa 1725-1750
NPG D14898

James Bradley, by and published by John Faber Jr, after  Thomas Hudson - NPG D14908

James Bradley

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, 1742-1756
NPG D14908

Mary (née Panton), Duchess of Ancaster, by Charles Spooner, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14884

Mary (née Panton), Duchess of Ancaster

by Charles Spooner, published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
hand-coloured mezzotint, (circa 1757-1759)
NPG D14884

Sir George Howard, by James Watson, published by  John Bowles, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14866

Sir George Howard

by James Watson, published by John Bowles, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1758-1762)
NPG D14866

Charles Fielding, published by Fielding & Walker - NPG D14862

Charles Fielding

published by Fielding & Walker
line engraving, published 1 December 1780
NPG D14862

Princess Augusta Sophia, by Unknown artist - NPG D14869

Princess Augusta Sophia

by Unknown artist
line engraving, (circa 1780?)
NPG D14869

John Stanley, published by John Sewell - NPG D14858

John Stanley

published by John Sewell
line engraving, published 1 October 1784
NPG D14858

Charles Burney, by Unknown artist - NPG D14922

Charles Burney

by Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1785
NPG D14922

'Adoration of the Shepherds' (Thomas Jervais; Sir Joshua Reynolds), by Georg Siegmund Facius, by  Johann Gottlieb Facius, published by  John Boydell, after  Josiah Boydell, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14926

'Adoration of the Shepherds' (Thomas Jervais; Sir Joshua Reynolds)

by Georg Siegmund Facius, by Johann Gottlieb Facius, published by John Boydell, after Josiah Boydell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple and line engraving, published 1 September 1785 (1783-1785)
NPG D14926

Princess Sophia, by and published by Caroline Watson, after  John Hoppner - NPG D14891

Princess Sophia

by and published by Caroline Watson, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, published 12 April 1786
NPG D14891

Margaret Nicholson, by Isaac Taylor, published by  Alexander Hogg - NPG D14895

Margaret Nicholson

by Isaac Taylor, published by Alexander Hogg
etching, published 30 September 1786
NPG D14895

Margaret Nicholson, published by Jonathan Fiske - NPG D14897

Margaret Nicholson

published by Jonathan Fiske
etching, published 7 August 1786
NPG D14897

'Ancient music', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D14861

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 10 May 1787
NPG D14861

'Marlborough Theatricals', by and published by John Jones, published by and after  James Roberts - NPG D14918

'Marlborough Theatricals'

by and published by John Jones, published by and after James Roberts
mezzotint, published 8 December 1788
NPG D14918

'Marlborough Theatricals', by and published by John Jones, published by and after  James Roberts - NPG D14919

'Marlborough Theatricals'

by and published by John Jones, published by and after James Roberts
mezzotint, published 8 December 1788
NPG D14919

Mary Berry, by Henry Adlard, published by  Longman & Co, after  Anne Mee (née Foldsone) - NPG D14938

Mary Berry

by Henry Adlard, published by Longman & Co, after Anne Mee (née Foldsone)
stipple engraving, (1790)
NPG D14938

James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan, by and published by Joseph Grozer, after  George Romney - NPG D14859

James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan

by and published by Joseph Grozer, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 29 September 1792
NPG D14859

Princess Amelia, published by Messrs Robinsons - NPG D14880

Princess Amelia

published by Messrs Robinsons
stipple engraving, published 11 November 1792
NPG D14880