THE LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, YALE UNIVERSITY
Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill Collection
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Portrait Miniature of an Unknown Lady
c. 1605-10
Hilliard, Nicholas (English miniature painter, c.1547-1619)
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Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. B1974.2.51
 
 
 
Henry 8th's dagger

Turkish
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[Carter, John]. Henry VIII's dagger. Ink, wash and watercolor, n.d. Laid in Richard Bull's extra-illustrated copy of A Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Chasse depicting the Murder of Thomas Becket
c.1200-1210
French
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Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums), 26.6
 
 
 
Glass from the Tribune


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Baton
1426-1475
Italian
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British Museum, Department of Prehistory and Europe. 1923,1205.8
 
 
 
The Darnley Jewel
c. 1571-8
Scottish
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Portrait Miniature of a Woman (formerly Poelenburg's Wife)
1631
Unknown Creator
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Victoria and Albert Museum. Given by Mr W. A. J. Floersheim. P.104-1931.
 
 
 
The Cabinet of Miniatures and Enamels
1743
Walpole, Horace (English writer and connoisseur, 1717–1797)
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Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Purchased with the assistance of the Murray Bequest. W.52:1, 2–1925
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex
c. 1600
Oliver, Isaac, I (French miniature painter active in England, c.1565-1617)
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Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. B1974.2.75
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of the Artist, with Portrait of the Artist’s Wife, Anne (verso)
c. 1625-1630
Oliver, Peter (English miniaturist, 1589-1647)
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(c) National Portrait Gallery, London.
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of Queen Elizabeth I
c. 1595-1600
Hilliard, Nicholas (English miniature painter, c.1547-1619)
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Portrait of Lucy Barlow, alias Mrs. Walters
c. 1660-1707
Dixon, Nicholas (English painter and miniaturist, c.1646-1708x20)
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after Cooper, Lucy Barlow alias Waters. From a miniature by Cooper, at Strawberry Hill, 1802. Etching and stipple in The Biographical Mirrour. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
 
 
 
Illuminated Book of Hours
c. 1532
French
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Portrait of Lady Anne Clifford
c.1660-c.1707
Dixon, Nicholas (English painter and miniaturist, c.1646-1708x20)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of an Unknown Lady
c. 1595
Oliver, Isaac, I (French miniature painter active in England, c.1565-1617)
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Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund and the Pilgrim Trust. P.12–1971
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of Robert Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford
c. 1720
Carriera, Rosalba (Venetian pastelist and painter, 1675-1757)
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Silver bell
c. 1526-1575
Jamnitzer, Wenzel I (German goldsmith and medalist, bap. 1508-d. 1585)
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[Carter, John]. A Silver Bell by Genvenuto Cellini. Ink and wash, n.d. Laid in Richard Bull's Extra-illlustrated copy of Horace Walpole's Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
 
 
 
Carved Cravat
c. 1690
Gibbons, Grinling, attributed to (English woodcarver and sculptor, 1648-1721)
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Victoria and Albert Museum. Given by The Hon. Mrs Walter Levy. W.181:1–1928.
 
 
 
Snuff Box with Portrait Miniature of Madame de Sévigné
1765
Gilbert, Joseph
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A beautiful bronze vase by Fiamingo
n.d.
Du Quesnoy, François, (Flemish, bap.1597-d. 1643, active in Italy)
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Muntz, J.H. [Bronze vase, after the antique by Fiamingo]. Pen & ink, wash and watercolor, 1759. Laid in Horace Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of a Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill.  The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Three Portrait Medallions and Six Counters
mid-17th century, one dated 1638
Passe, Simon de (Dutch engraver and medalist, ca.1595-1647)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Casket
c. 1540-45
Master 'KIP' (anonymous French enameller, fl. second third of the 16th century)
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Victoria and Albert Museum, London. C.49–1982
 
 
 
Catherine-Henriette d'Angennes Olonne, (1634-1714), wife of Louis de la Trémoille-Royan, Count d'Olonne, (1626-1686
1680
Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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A Battle Piece

Callot, Jacques, (French printmaker and draftsman, 1592/93-1635)
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A portrait of Sir Peter Lely, by himself

Lely, Peter (Dutch painter and draftsman, 1618-1680, active in England)
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Portrait Miniature of the Artist
1590
Oliver, Isaac, I (French miniature painter active in England, c.1565-1617)
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(c) National Portrait Gallery, London.
 
 
 
An Unknown Man, possibly Cornelis van Poelenburgh
c. 1630
Unknown Creator
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Victoria and Albert Museum. P.105–1931, Given by Mr W. A. J. Floersheim
 
 
 
Portrait Enamel of an Unknown Youth
1716
Zincke, Christian Friedrich (German miniaturist, 1684?-1767)
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Seal of Theodor Stefan von Neuhoff, Baron von Neuhoff, (1694-1756), King of Corsica

Unknown Creator
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Cameo with Portraits of Duke of Burleigh (recto) and Queen Elizabeth (verso)

Vincentino, Valerio (draftsman)
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Cameo head of Tiberius

Roman
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Cupid's Lamp

Roman
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[Carter, John]. [Three lamps in the Tribune]. Ink, wash and watercolor, n.d.  Laid in Richard Bull's extra-illustrated copy of A Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill.  The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Bust in bronze of Caligula

Roman
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[Carter, John]. Bust of Caligula. n.d. Ink and wash. Laid in Richard Bull's Extra-illustrated copy of Horace Walpole's Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Farmington, CT.
 
 
 
Toothpick case
c. 1780
Unknown Creator
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Victoria and Albert Museum, London. M7:1,2–1998
 
 
 
A Drunken Boor
[17th century]
Brouwer, Adriaen (Flemish painter and draughtsman, 1605/06-1638)
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A Dutch surgeon dressing a Boor's leg

Brouwer, Adriaen (Flemish painter and draughtsman, 1605/06-1638)
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Unknown.  A Dutch surgeon dressing a boor's leg. Mezzotint. Laid in Horace Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of a Description ot the Villa at Strawberry Hill.  The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Young Hercules with the Serpents

Carracci, Annibale (Italian painter, bap. 1560- d. 1609)
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Frey, Giacomo after Annibal Caracius. Hercules Infans. Etching and engraving, n.d. Laid in Horace Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of A Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
The Circumcision

Carracci, Lodovico (Italian painter and draftsman, bap. 1555- d. 1619)
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Corregio's Magdalen

Carriera, Rosalba (Venetian pastelist and painter, 1675-1757)
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St. George

Cesari, Giuseppe (Italian painter, 1568-1640)
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Head of Christ

Dolci, Carlo (Italian painter, 1616-1687)
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Dutch Farm Yard

Unknown Creator
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Christ praying in the garden

Trevisani, Francesco (Italian painter, 1656-1746)
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Christ deposited in the Sepulchre

Mola, Pier Francesco (Italian painter and draftsman, 1612-1666)
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[Raphael p.] Christ in the Sepulchre. Etching and engraving, n.d. Laid in Horace Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of A Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
 
 
 
Two flower pieces

Monnoyer, Antoine (French painter, bap. 1672 - d. 1747)
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Two flower pieces

Monnoyer, Antoine (French painter, bap. 1672 - d. 1747)
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Landscape

Müntz, Johann Heinrich (Swiss painter, draftsman, architect, 1727-1798)
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Two Hermits

Unknown Creator
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Portrait of a Mother and Child
4th century A.D.
Egyptian
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La Boudeuse
c. 1717-1718
Watteau, Jean-Antoine (French painter and draftsman, 1684-1721)
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© The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. www. Hermitagemuseum.org.
 
 
 
A dog drinking

Castiglione, Giovanni Benedetto (Italian painter, draftsman, printmaker, bap. 1609- d. 1664)
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Antique gold ring
c.1450-1500, the castle on the bezel engraved on
English
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Victoria and Albert Museum, London. 695–1871
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of James VI & I
1608
Hilliard, Nicholas (English miniature painter, c.1547-1619)
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Liotard, self-portrait in miniature
c. 1765-7
Liotard, Jean-Étienne (Swiss painter, 1702-1789)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. James Major
mid-to late 1560’s
Samacchini, Orazio (Italian painter, 1532-1577)
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Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums) Reg. No. 164
 
 
 
Memorial ring commemorating Charles I
c.1650
Unknown Creator
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Portrait miniature of Louis XII, King of France
c.1525-30
Clouet, Jean, (S.Netherlandish artist, c.1485-c.1540/41, active in France)
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Portrait Miniature of Dr. Brian Walton, (c.1600-1661)
1657
Hoskins, John, the elder (English miniaturist, c.1590-1665)
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Published by T. Cadell, Sept. 1, [1794]. Sir John Maynard Knt. Stipple, etching and engraving. Laid in Horace Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of A Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Portrait Enamel of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford
1745
Zincke, Christian Friedrich (German miniaturist, 1684?-1767)
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Greek and Roman Sculpture

Soldani, Massimiliano ( Italian sculptor, medalist, and goldsmith, 1656-1740)
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Sir Godfrey Kneller, when young, by himself

Kneller, Godfrey (English painter, 1646-1723)
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Portrait of King Charles I
c. 1638
Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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© the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
 
 
 
Portrait Enamel of Charles II
c. 1653-68
Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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© the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Jane Middleton

Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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Portrait Enamel of Anne of Austria, Queen of Louis XIII
c. 1660
Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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© the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
 
 
 
Portrait Enamel of the Marquise de Montespan

Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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© the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
 
 
 
Madame du Deffand's Snuff Box with Portrait of Tonton
c.1777
Roucel, Louis (d.1787)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Letter to Horace Walpole from Madame du Deffand under the Name Madame de Sévigné
May 1766
Du Deffand de La Lande, Marie Anne de Vichy Charmrond, marquise, (1697-1780)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Seal of Richard Clitherol
c. 1406
Unknown Creator
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British Museum, Department of Prehistory and Europe. 1858,0629.1
 
 
 
Finger Ring
Late Roman
Unknown Creator
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British Museum, Department of Prehistory and Europe. 1917,0501.654 OA.10714
 
 
 
Portrait Enamel of Louis XIV
c.1660
Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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© the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
 
 
 
Portrait Enamel of Oliver Cromwell
c. 1700
Boit, Charles (Swedish miniature painter, active in England, 1662-1727)
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Portrait Enamel of Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford
1744
Zincke, Christian Friedrich (German miniaturist, 1684?-1767)
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Portrait Miniature of Catherine Shorter, first wife of Sir Robert Walpole
1735
Zincke, Christian Friedrich (German miniaturist, 1684?-1767)
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Portrait Miniature of Anne Boleyn
1765
Wale, Samuel (English illustrator and painter, ?1721-1786)
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Portrait Miniature of Catherine Parr

Anonymous
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Unknown, Catherine Parr. From a Miniature by Holbein, in the Collection at Strawberry Hill, 1803. Etching and stipple in The Biographical Mirrour. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of John Chute
1745-6
Batoni, Pompeo (Italian painter and draftsman, 1708-1787)
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The Vyne, The Chute Collection (The National Trust)
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of Katherine Howard

Holbein, Hans, the younger (German painter, draftsman, b.1497/98-d.1543)
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Trustees of the Ninth Duke of Buccleuch’s Chattels Fund. Photograph by Antonia Reeve.
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of John Dodd

Rouquet, André (Swiss miniaturist and writer, 1701-1758, active in France)
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Portrait Miniature of Jane Seymour

Horenbout, Lucas (South Netherlandish painter, c. 1490-1544, active in England), After
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Portrait Miniature of Anne Boleyn
c.1532-33
Horenbout, Lucas (South Netherlandish painter, c. 1490-1544, active in England)
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Trustees of the Ninth Duke of Buccleuch’s Chattels Trust
 
 
 
Portrait Enamel of Admiral George Churchill
c. 1700
Boit, Charles (Swedish miniature painter, active in England, 1662-1727)
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National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London MNT0129
 
 
 
Pair of Vases
c. 1760-65
Chelsea porcelain factory (British porcelain factory, active ca. 1745-1784)
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The Temptation of Saint Anthony
c. 1630
Teniers, David, II, (Flemish painter, 1610-1690)
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Portrait Enamel of Maria Theresa of Austria
c.1660
Petitot, Jean I (Swiss miniaturist and enameler, 1607-1691)
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The Rt Hon. the Earl of Derby, K513
 
 
 
The Tyrolean Girl
c.1730
Carlevarijs, Mariannna (1703 - c.1750)
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The Rt Hon. the Earl of Derby, k231
 
 
 
A miniature of a gentleman in a tortoiseshell case

Carriera, Rosalba (Venetian pastelist and painter, 1675-1757)
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Richard Cromwell, protector, in armour
ca. 1650
Cooper, Samuel (English miniaturist, 1607/8-1672)
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S. Harding, Richard Cromwell Lord Protector. From a Miniature by Cooper in the Collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Orford, at Strawberry Hill. Etching, Published March 1, 1792, in The Biographical Mirrour, vol. 1 p. 1.
 
 
 
Portrait of Charlotte de la Tremouille
ca. 1650
Unknown Creator
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Nugent after Harding, The Lady Charlotte de le Tremoville, Countess of Derby, From an Original Picture in the collection of the Rt. Honble the Earl of Orford, at Strawberry Hill, etching, 1792 The Biographical Mirrour, vol. 1, p. 25
 
 
 
Portrait of Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset
ca. 1640
Hoskins, John, the elder (English miniaturist, c.1590-1665)
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after Hoskins, Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset. From a Miniature, by Hoskins, at Strawberry Hill, 1802. Etching in The Biographical Mirrour. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
 
 
 
Portrait of Frances Countess of Essex

Unknown Creator
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H.R. Cooke after S. Harding, Frances Countess of Essex. From an Original Picture in the Collection ay Strawberry Hill, 1810. Etching and stipple in The Biographical  Mirrour. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.