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9754 Portraits in set

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John Selden

by Robert Hart, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple and line engraving, published 1835
NPG D5931

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Giovanni Baptista Rubini

by Richard James Lane, printed by Graf & Soret, published by John Mitchell, published by Rittner & Goupil, after Alfred Edward Chalon
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1 January 1836
NPG D39913

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Laurence Sterne

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836 (1760)
NPG D4314

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Laurence Sterne

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836 (1760)
NPG D4316

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Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

by James Posselwhite
stipple engraving, published 1836
NPG D5580

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Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

by James Posselwhite
stipple engraving, published 1836
NPG D5581

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Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

by James Posselwhite
stipple engraving, published 1836
NPG D5584

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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Alfred Robert Freebairn, after a gem by John De Veaux, after a bust by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
line engraving, published 1837
NPG D5484

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William Smith

by Thomas Anthony Dean, after Hugues Fourau
stipple and line engraving, published 1837
NPG D6789

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William M'Intosh ('A Creek Chief')

after Charles Bird King
hand-coloured lithograph, circa 1838
NPG D38103

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Lady Emily Foley (née Graham)

by Joseph Brown, after Frederick Richard Say
stipple engraving, published 1840
NPG D36995

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Lady Agnes Buller (née Percy)

by Richard Austin Artlett, printed by McQueen & Co, after George Peter Alexander Healy
stipple, published June 1840
NPG D49365

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Lionel Nathan de Rothschild

by William Richardson
lithograph, 1840s
NPG D5844

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George Osbaldeston

by T.C. Wilson
lithograph, 1841
NPG D5429

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Robert Moffat

by George Baxter
Baxter print, published 1843
NPG D4432

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Jan or Dyani Tzatzoe (Tshatshu); Andries Stoffles; James Read Sr; James Read Jr; John Philip

by Richard Woodman, after Henry Room
line and stipple engraving, 1844
NPG D20529

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Richard Taylor

by Robert Hicks, after Eden Upton Eddis
stipple engraving, (1845)
NPG D6929

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Charles Simeon

by William Finden, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1847 (1808)
NPG D5986

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Charles Simeon

by William Finden, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1847 (1808)
NPG D5987

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John Keats

by John Henry Robinson, after Joseph Severn
stipple engraving, published 1848
NPG D9359