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The Right Honourable James Hewitt, Viscount Lifford: P.12-1958

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The Right Honourable James Hewitt, Viscount Lifford
Portrait of James Hewitt, 1st Viscount Lifford, 1709/16-1789


Dunkarton, Robert (Printmaker)
Macklin, Thomas (Publisher)
After Reynolds, Joshua (Painter)

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Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Trinity Hall, April 1958

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th century
Production date: AD 1790


Inscriptions on bottom "Late Lord High Chancellor of Ireland &c" and "Painted by Sr Joshua Reynolds" and "Engraved by Robt. Dunkarton" and "London Publish'd Jany. 1. 1790 by T Macklin Poets Gallery, Fleet Street".

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Accession number: P.12-1958
Primary reference Number: 206118
Chaloner Smith: 29.II
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 25 October 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 October 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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