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Sir Edward du Cann Collection


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The Light Horse Volunteers of London & Westminster, Commanded by Coll. Herries, Reviewed by His Majesty on Wimbledon Common 5th July, 1798, by Thomas Rowlandson, published by  Henry Charles William Angelo - NPG D48894

The Light Horse Volunteers of London & Westminster, Commanded by Coll. Herries, Reviewed by His Majesty on Wimbledon Common 5th July, 1798

by Thomas Rowlandson, published by Henry Charles William Angelo
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 18 July 1798
NPG D48894

Political Quadrille, by Charles Williams, published by  Elizabeth Walker - NPG D46026

Political Quadrille

by Charles Williams, published by Elizabeth Walker
hand-coloured etching, published October 1806
NPG D46026

National Pursuits, by Charles Williams - NPG D46371

National Pursuits

by Charles Williams
hand-coloured etching, published for the proprietors of Town Talk 1 April 1812
NPG D46371

Imperial Botany, probably by Charles Williams, published by  William Naunton Jones - NPG D46372

Imperial Botany

probably by Charles Williams, published by William Naunton Jones
hand-coloured etching, published 1 March 1814
NPG D46372

Poor Bull & his Burden or the Political Murraion [Murrain], by George Cruikshank, published by  Thomas Tegg - NPG D46029

Poor Bull & his Burden or the Political Murraion [Murrain]

by George Cruikshank, published by Thomas Tegg
hand-coloured etching, published 15 December 1819
NPG D46029

Characters in the New Piece Now Performing at the Theatre Royal Cotten Garden 1820, published by John Marshall Jr - NPG D46025a

Characters in the New Piece Now Performing at the Theatre Royal Cotten Garden 1820

published by John Marshall Jr
hand-coloured etching, published 6 November 1820
NPG D46025a

Characters in the New Piece Now Performing at the Theatre Royal Cotten Garden 1820, published by John Marshall Jr - NPG D46025b

Characters in the New Piece Now Performing at the Theatre Royal Cotten Garden 1820

published by John Marshall Jr
hand-coloured etching, published 6 November 1820
NPG D46025b

The Milan Garland or Revels round the Vice Post, by Charles Williams, published by  John Johnston - NPG D46028

The Milan Garland or Revels round the Vice Post

by Charles Williams, published by John Johnston
hand-coloured etching, published July 1820
NPG D46028

The Broken Crown or, The Disasters of a Green-Bag Chief!!!, by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by  Orlando Hodgson - NPG D46037

The Broken Crown or, The Disasters of a Green-Bag Chief!!!

by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by Orlando Hodgson
hand-coloured etching and letterpress, circa November-December 1820
NPG D46037

All a Bottle of Smoke!! or John Bull and the Secret Committee, published by John Fairburn - NPG D46058

All a Bottle of Smoke!! or John Bull and the Secret Committee

published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published July 1820
NPG D46058

Diplomatic smuggling or birth day April fools, by William Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46375

Diplomatic smuggling or birth day April fools

by William Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 27 April 1823
NPG D46375

The Pilot Lost and the National Steamboat in Danger, by Charles Williams, published by  Samuel Knight - NPG D46027

The Pilot Lost and the National Steamboat in Danger

by Charles Williams, published by Samuel Knight
hand-coloured etching, published August 1827
NPG D46027

Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry, by Henry Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46030

Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry

by Henry Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 30 April 1827
NPG D46030

The Game Cock and the Dunghills, by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D46031

The Game Cock and the Dunghills

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 22 April 1827
NPG D46031

George and the Dragon, by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D46032

George and the Dragon

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 29 April 1827
NPG D46032

Cottage Amusement, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46036

Cottage Amusement

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 12 February 1828
NPG D46036

The Political Bellman, by Robert Seymour, published by  E. King - NPG D46052

The Political Bellman

by Robert Seymour, published by E. King
hand-coloured etching, circa January 1828
NPG D46052

Political Conveyancer, by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46065

Political Conveyancer

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa January 1828
NPG D46065