Lady Ann Campbell, Countess of Strafford

Lady Anne Campbell was born approximately 1715 and died in 1785. She was the wife of the 2nd Earl of Stafford.

  • PrintmakerJohnson, Thomas, active approximately 1763-1770, printmaker.
  • TitleLady Ann Campbell, Countess of Strafford [graphic] / J. Reynolds pinxt. ; T. Johnson fecit.
  • Edition[State 2].
  • Publication[London] : [publisher not identified], [between 1760 and 1780]

Catalog Record 

Portraits St896 no. 1++

Acquired September 2016

Arutin George

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Arutin George was an Armenian merchant who came to England during the reign of Queen Anne

  • PrintmakerFaber, John, 1695?-1756, printmaker.
  • TitleArutin George [graphic] / G. Kneller pinxt. 1712 ; I. Faber fecit 1738.

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

Portraits G347 no. 1+1

Acquired June 2016

 

Mrs. M.A. Clarke

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“Mrs. Clarke stands in the lobby of the House of Commons, a section of which is seen through the partly open door: the corner of three tiers of empty benches and the gallery, with a strip of the Speaker’s chair, showing his right elbow. She is directed to the right, with head turned to the spectator. She wears a plain blue pelisse over a white dress, a straw bonnet with lace drapery which she raises from her face. In her dropped right hand she holds a huge (?) chinchilla muff. She is elegant, alluring, and assured.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, printmaker, artist.
  • TitleMrs. M.A. Clarke [graphic] / drawn & engraved by C. Williams.
  • Publication[London] : Pubd. Feby. 25, 1809, by S.W. Fores, 50 Piccadilly, [25 February 1809]

Catalog Record  & Digital Collection

809.02.25.03

Acquired July 2016

Portrait of George Frideric Handel

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“Portrait after Hogarth; three-quarters length standing directed to left, looking towards the viewer, right arm resting on a ledge, holding a sheet of music, his left hand at his breast, wearing a frock coat and soft, fringed cap, drawn down over his right temple, with a cloak hung over his right shoulder.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • PrintmakerTurner, Charles, 1774-1857, printmaker.
  • Title: [Portrait of George Frideric Handel] [graphic] / from an original painting by Hogarth ; engraved by C. Turner.
  • PublicationLondon : Published April 4th, 1821, by for [sic] the proprietor by C. Turner, 50 Warren Strt., Fitzroy Square, [4 April 1821]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

Portraits H235 no. 1++

Acquired July 2016

Monsieur de St. George

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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a champion fencer, violinist and conductor in Paris; son of George Bologne de Saint-Georges and Nanon, his African slave. First classical composer of African ancestry; also known as the “Black Mozart”.

  • PrintmakerWard, William, 1766-1826, printmaker.
  • TitleMonsieur de St. George [graphic] : from an original picture at Mr. H. Angelo’s Academy / painted by M. Brown ; engraved by W. Ward.
  • PublicationLondon : Publish’d April 4th, 1788, by Bradshaw, No. 4 Coventry Street, [4 April 1788]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

Portraits Sa139 no. 1+

Acquired November 2015

Rogerus Payne

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Roger Payne, bookbinder, shown whole length leaning over to the left as he puts a book into a book press in his workroom; on the floor at his feet other books. He is a very thin, frail looking man with hollow cheeks. The room is otherwise empty and in disrepair with cracks in the walls. To the right is a fire blazing in a fireplace with cups and bowls on the mantel, a cup on the grate, and others on the sill of a casement window (left).

  • Printmaker: Harding, Sylvester, 1745-1809, printmaker.
  • Title: Rogerus Payne [graphic] : natuus vindesor MDCCXXXIX, denatus Londin [sic], MDCCLXXXXVII, effigiem hanc graphicum solertis bibliopegi dedit / etch’d by S. Harding No. 127 Pall Mall, March 1, 1800.
  • Edition: [2nd state with ‘and published” scratched from plate].
  • Published: [London: Thomas Payne, 1 March 1800]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

Portraits P346 no. 1

Acquired August 2013

The Reverend Mr. Edward Hitchin, B.D

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A half-length portrait of The Reverend Mr. Edward Hitchin, dissenting minister at Spitalfields, looking forward, with body turned to the left, in wig and bands; a curtain behind, open on the left to reveal two shelves of book with only one spine title legible, “Bible”; oval frame.

  • Title: The Reverend Mr. Edward Hitchin, B.D. [graphic].
  • Published: [London] : Printed for Carington Bowles at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London published as the act directs 20 April 1774

Catalog Record  & Digital Collection

Portraits H675 no. 1

Acquired April 2013