John Wilson Croker
The Editor of "Boswell's Johnson".
Portrait of John Wilson Croker, M.P., politician and writer, (1780-1857); whole-length, seated in chair, turned to left, head turned and looking to right, blanket covers his legs, holds a letter in his left hand. Books and papers strew the ground. Busts of Boswell and Johnson on cabinet in background. Portarit on wall of a women behind Croker.
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[s.l.] : [s.n.] ; [between ca. 1831 and 1883].
Plate for Fraser's Magazine's "A Gallery of Illustrious Characters", (1830-1838).
Physical description: 1 print : pen & ink lithograph ; image 15.2 x 22 cm., sheet 21.5 x 27.7 cm..
Attributed to Daniel Maclise, (1806-1870), who contributed character sketches of contemporaries for Fraser's Magazine under the pseudonym Alfred Croquis. The sketches were later published as "The Maclise Portrait Gallery" (1871). The sketches were published again in 1874 and 1883.
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