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The Honble Sir William Hamilton KB: P.77-1950

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The Honble Sir William Hamilton KB
Portrait of Sir William Hamilton, 1730-1803


Printmaker: Hudson, Henry
Publisher: Young, John
Painter: Reynolds, Joshua (After)



Legal notes

Purchased from the Perceval Fund, October 1950

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1950)


18th Century
Production date: AD 1787


Inscriptions on bottom "To the Right Honble and Honble the Trustees of the British Museum This print of the Honble Sir William Hamilton KB Envoy extraordiny and Minister Plenipotenty at naples &c &c" and "From an original Picture in their colelction is with permission most respectfully inscribed by their obliged obedt servt Henry Hudson" and "Painted by Sir J Reynolds" and "Engraved by H Hudson" and "Published Feby. 12. 1788 by J. Young No. 28 Newman Street London."

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.77-1950
Primary reference Number: 206149
Chaloner Smith: 2.II
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Tuesday 18 August 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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