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Rasbotham album


7 Portraits in set

Album of the Lancashire antiquarian Dorning Rasbotham (1730-1791), containing 8 portraits, including one of John Byrom (1692-1763) who devised and taught a system of shorthand in Manchester. Amongst the portraits are a few pen and ink drawings as well as several etchings and engravings. Purchased at Christie's, 1975.

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John Byrom, by Dorning Rasbotham - NPG D18109

John Byrom

by Dorning Rasbotham
etching, mid 18th century
NPG D18109

John Byrom, by Dorning Rasbotham - NPG D18110

John Byrom

by Dorning Rasbotham
etching, mid 18th century
NPG D18110

Unknown man, by Dorning Rasbotham - NPG D18106

Unknown man

by Dorning Rasbotham
pen and ink, 1750s-1780s
NPG D18106

James Wylde, by Dorning Rasbotham - NPG D18107

James Wylde

by Dorning Rasbotham
pen and ink, 1780s
NPG D18107

John Byrom, by James Posselwhite, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18111

John Byrom

by James Posselwhite, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, 19th century
NPG D18111

Dorning Rasbotham, by John Henry Robinson, published by  Fisher Son & Co, after  Henry Pickering - NPG D18105

Dorning Rasbotham

by John Henry Robinson, published by Fisher Son & Co, after Henry Pickering
stipple and line engraving, published 1833
NPG D18105