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The British gallery of contemporary portraits

The British gallery of contemporary portraits

being a series of engravings of the most eminent persons now living or lately deceased, in Great Britain and Ireland, from drawings accurately made from life, or from the most approved original pictures : accompanied by short biographical notices.

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Published by Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand ... by J. M"Creery ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portrait prints, British.,
  • Engraving, English.,
  • Great Britain -- Biography -- Portraits.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBritish gallery of portraits
    GenreBiography, Portraits.
    ContributionsRoscoe, William, 1753-1831., Cadell, Thomas, 1773-1836., McCreery, John, 1768-1832.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22999899M

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The British gallery of contemporary portraits, being a series of engravings of the most eminent persons now living or lately deceased, in Great Britain and Ireland / from drawings accurately made from life.

The British Gallery Of Contemporary Portraits, Being A Series Of Engravings Of The More Eminent Persons Now Living Or Lately Deceased In Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made From Life, Or From The Most Approved Original Pictures.

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