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Robert Dighton. (c.1752 . .1814). Data and Information Page
Robert Dighton was best known as a clever social satirist and an unfortunate art thief. Richard Dighton published his first etching in 1815. By 1828 he had created over one hundred works of art in this medium. At that date he ceased etching and moved to the provinces, settling in both Cheltenham and Worcester. Over the next twenty years Dighton worked mainly as a watercolor portraitist. After 1835 he again produced original prints, this time in the medium of lithography. An accomplished portrait painter and etcher, Dighton exhibited at the Free Society of Artists from 1769 until 1773. In addition, he periodically exhibited at the Royal Academy. Dighton used his subtle style to produce a great number of humorous portraits of the leading figures in English society. In awkward poses and with ruddy faces, Dighton satirized lawyers, military officers, actor, and actresses who were seen about town. He also did a series of amusing portraits of Oxford professors and country gentlemen, which display the same subtle sense of humor typical of his caricatures.
In 1806 the British Museum discovered that Dighton had been stealing prints from their print room and selling them on the open market. An art dealer by the name of Samuel Woodburn had purchased a copy of Rembrandt's "Coach Landscape" from Dighton for twelve guineas. Supposing it may be a copy, Woodburn took the print to the British Museum to compare it with their impression; upon which he discovered that their copy was missing. Upon investigation Dighton confessed that he befriended the museum officials by drawing portraits of them when he visited the museum. This relationship allowed him the freedom to steal prints from the print room and remove them from the museum in his portfolio. He then proceeded to supplement his artists' income by selling the pilfered items to the art trade. Although he had somewhat questionable morals, Dighton remains an important English caricaturist who brought the profession a refreshing subtlety and quiet wit. Ironically, many of Dighton's caricatures and some of his original drawings can now be found in the print room of the British Museum. Robert Dighton. (c.1752 . . 1814). . . . . . . . Richard Dighton. (1795 . . 1880). Both Father and Son produced many portrait etchings. Usually they were single figures with little or no background. Robert Dighton's prints are numerous and originally sold tinted by hand, are chiefly satirical portraits of the leading counsel then at the bar, military officers, actors and actresses, he signed himself R. Dighton and Dighton, whereas his son Richard wrote his name in full. The signed names at the base of the caricatures are now generally accepted to be by the family as most are the same handwriting

  Robert junior 1786-1865 etched military portraits between 1800-9 and then made a career in the military.

  Denis 1792-1827 began in the military and then trained as an artist, specialising in military subjects.

  Richard 1796?-1880. His father's apprentice, he continued his business from 1815 before moving to Cheltenham and Worcester.

  Richard Dighton junior (18241891), Richard's elder son, later established himself as a photographer and had a studio in Cheltenham.

  Joshua Dighton (1831-1908), Richard's second son, was born in Worcester and well known for his portraits of jockeys. He was active in the London area as a portraitist and photographer.

**These are pictured to show any faults ie strong lighting edge nicks unmended they will normally be sent mended but I prefer to show ' warts and all' rather than to mount skillfully and deceive**
Hundreds are listed by the Dightons so this is a start of listing in order so that they make artistic/historic sense

Vil you give us a glass of gin. I'll see you d-n'd first January 4th 1793 A large buxom woman looks alluringly towards a scowling man with a bunch of carrots in his arm. She is asking for a drink of Gin, which is being refused very sternly by the man.

'The Specious orator'  25 March 1794   James Christie,  (1730-1803), Auctioneer.At the time this etching was published Christie's was located at 125 Pall Mall, next door to Schomberg house where Gainsborough lived. This image is the basis for the Christie's logo design. one of the rarer early portraits

Hamlet in Scotland. A large manager in a Great Character  6 December 1794 The enormously fat Stephen Kemble, as Hamlet, gesticulates, right arm extended, left arm thrown back, fingers (very large) pointing awkwardly; his head is turned in profile to the left. He wears quasi-contemporary dress, much dishevelled, with a star and ribbon from which hangs the elephant of the Danish order. Beneath the title: 'A Large manager in a Great Character . . . . . . that I have thought some of nature's journeymen had made men, and not made them well; they imitated humanity so abominably.' 6 December 1794

A View of Norfolk. February 1st 1796 Charles 11th Duke of Norfolk”. “Died 1815”, clutching his hat in one hand and a radical pamphlet in the other.

Old Q uiz the old Goat of Piccadilly. A Shining Star in the British Peerage And a usefull Ornament to Society FUDGE. February 25th 1796, The Duke of Queensbury is walking beside a buxom young milliner. Beneath the title is, “A Shining Star in the British Peerage And a usefull Ornament to Society ____ Fudge".

Members of the Whig Club 25 May 1798 Dighton caricature of Norfolk (left) and Fox (right) sit close together, hands on knees, the left knee of Norfolk and the right knee of Fox touching; their heads are turned in profile, each gazing fixedly at the other with a melancholy expression. On the back of Norfolk's chair is a ducal coronet; Fox sits on a stool. At their feet is an open book: 'List of his Maje[stys] \ Privy Council \ Earl of.. Lord.. \ Duke of D...\ Earl of... \ Rt Hon. C. J. Fox [scored through] Duke of Leed[s]'. By Norfolk is a torn paper: 'Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding York . .' Under Fox's feet: 'A Seat in Parliament to be disposed off enquire at next General Election'. Under this is another paper: 'Speech Whig Club'. Their words (or thoughts) are etched beneath the title (left): 'Charley, keep a civil \ Tongue in your Head'. (right) 'Jocky of Norfolk \ be not so bold'. 25 May 1798Norfolk (left) and Fox (right) sit close together, hands on knees, the left knee of Norfolk and the right knee of Fox touching; their heads are turned in profile, each gazing fixedly at the other with a melancholy expression. On the back of Norfolk's chair is a ducal coronet; Fox sits on a stool. At their feet is an open book: 'List of his Maje[stys] \ Privy Council \ Earl of.. Lord.. \ Duke of D...\ Earl of... \ Rt Hon. C. J. Fox [scored through] Duke of Leed[s]'. By Norfolk is a torn paper: 'Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding York . .' Under Fox's feet: 'A Seat in Parliament to be disposed off enquire at next General Election'. Under this is another paper: 'Speech Whig Club'. Their words (or thoughts) are etched beneath the title (left): 'Charley, keep a civil \ Tongue in your Head'. (right) 'Jocky of Norfolk \ be not so bold'. .

Hold! - Pizarro - hear me! - if not always Justly, at least act always Greatly
.  1799  The actress Sarah Siddons (1755 - 1831) as Elvira in 'Pizarro'. Her words are from Act III. iii (in Pizarro's tent). She stands with her head turned in profile to the left, right arm extended in a commanding gesture. She wears a high-waisted, quasi-classical dress, with a long cloak bordered with gold, folds of which are twisted round her left arm Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 1816), dramatist and politician, adapted August Friedrich Kotzebue's comedy 'Die Sonnenjungfrau and Die Spanier in Peru' as 'Pizarro' to critical acclaim and popular success in 1799 (and became known by satirists as 'Doctor Pizarro').

We serve a King whom we love - a God whom we adore. Pizarro 1799 Kemble (scarcely caricatured), as Rolla (the noble Peruvian), stands with his left hand pointing upwards, his right arm thrown back, his head in profile to the right. He wears quasi-classical dress, with barbarian adornments, feathered head-dress, heavy gold belt, and ornaments. The costume appears substantially correct, with some exaggeration of the gold chains and ornaments. June 1799

Ha! am I king? 'tis so - but - Edward lives. 1800 The actor George Frederick Cooke as Richard III, standing and turning with his right leg forward, arms to left, holding a scroll in his right hand, head turned and looking three-quarters to right, wearing regal red and gold costume with fur-trimmed robe, red hat with crown and feathers, purple breeches and spurred boots, sword at left hip; title on banners below image, with vignette of theatrical attributes. December 1800

A NOBLE DUKE. Taken on the Steyne at Brighton.
November 20th 1801 A portrait of the Duke of Grafton. A gloomy day. Taken on the Steyne at Brighton
1801 A half length portrait of Matthew Day standing in profile to the right. He is very obese, wears round hat, long coat, tasselled Hessian boots, and holds a cane in his gloved hand. November 1801

A Noble Commander of the South Gloucester taken on the Steyne at Brighton
1801 Whole length portrait of a military officer standing in profile to the left holding papers in his (gloved) left hand; right hand behind his back. He wears a small pigtail, cocked hat, and sash. His sabre hangs wry low, resting on the ground. He is Lord Berkeley (1745-1810), colonel of the South Gloucester Regiment (gazetted 14 Mar. 1794),

A View near Hyde Park Corner
. Feb. 1802 A portrait of Edmund Tattersall in his rostrum. The Principal Arch of Lambeth Palace. 1803
Archbishop Moore stands in profile to the left., holding his episcopal tricorne in his (gloved) left hand. He wears a short bushy powdered wig, episcopal waistcoat and apron, with stockings and buckled shoes. Jan 1803

Agamemnon a great General. Taken on the Steyne at Brighton 1804 He is General William Dalrymple, 1735-1807, Col. of the 47th Foot and Lt.-Governor of Chelsea Hospital, father of the 7th Earl of Stair. Below the title: 'Taken on the Steyne at Brighton.' A very obese man stands in profile to the right., his hands behind him with a meditative expression. He wears old-fashioned dress, with round, broad-brimmed hat, and buckled shoes.

Captain Robert Packe and Major George Fenwick June 1805 Two slim, ' dandified' army officers stand together, wearing the uniform of the Royal Horse Guards with cocked hats, cavalry sabres and enormousboots. Robert Packe was killed at Waterloo IF YOU’D KNOW WHO THIS IS, READ. c.1805 Probably a portrait of Read the Bow St. Officer.

An Officer of the 15th, or Kings Hussars. Taken from life 1806 Major Francis Forrester. An officer, with whisker and moustache stands in profile to the left., his (gloved) r. hand resting on a tasselled cane holding his sabre in the left hand. The dress resembles that of BMSat 10629. ? 1806

An Officer of the 7th or Queen’s Hussars, taken from Life 1806 Colonel Edward Kerrison (1774-1853). Mentioned in despatches by Wellington for his part in the charge of the 7th Hussars under Lord Edward Somerset at Orthes, Kerrison next served in the campaign of 1815, andslightly wounded at Waterloo, where his horse was shot under him;he continued with his regiment, and took part in the occupation of Paris. On his return to England he was nominated a commander of the Bath, and knighted 5 Jan. 1816

A hero of the turf & his agent 1806 A tall man in fashionable riding-dress tands in profile to the left., talking to a jockey; he holds a notebook and pencil in gloved hands. He wears a top-hat with deeply curved brim, voluminous swathed neckcloth and shirt-frill, single-breasted coat, with breeches and top-boots like those of the jockey. The latter wears a white jacket with pink sleeves and cap, and holds riding-whip and papers. 1806.They are Col. Henry Francis Mellish (1782-1817), a friend of the Prince of Wales, and Buckle, the famous jockey (who rode Hambletonian

MADAME CATALINI IN SEMIRAMIDE
. Her first appearance in England, December 13th 1806 December 13th 1806 The famous soprano advances trippingly towards the spectator, head turned in profile to the right., l. arm extended as if beckoning, a handkerchief in her right. hand. She wears a gold fillet in her hair from which hang draperies, falling over her left. arm, a dress with a double tunic, and a long train or mantle with tasselled ends flung over her shoulder and looped under her gold belt. All her quasi-barbaric draperies are heavily embroidered with gold. She has long rucked transparent sleeves. Below the title: 'her first appearance in England, Decr 13th 1806.' Not a caricature.

A Fashionable Lady in Dress and Undress 1807 PA design partly bisected by a vertical line. The same lady sits (l.) directed to the left. at her dressing-table, wearing only a long chemise or petticoat, and slippers. On the r. she sits, in the same attitude but directed to the right., fully dressed at the same dressing-table. In undress she is almost bald; a wig of naturally-dressed hair is on a stand on the table. She has an over-long neck and skinny arms. On the the table (l.) are her fan, a locket suspended on a ribbon, cosmetic-boxes, and a bottle labelled 'Wrinkles'. When dressed her neck is concealed by a lace ruffle on a chemisette, she has long rucked sleeves, in her gloved hand is her fan. She wears a high-waisted gown under which her legs are defined; she wears elaborately embroidered stockings with flat slippers. Her wig seems to be luxuriant natural hair; she wears an ear-ring. On the dressing-table are boxes, a bottle of 'Lavender', and tickets inscribed 'Opera' and 'Cards'. She looks young and handsome, the dress (not exaggerated) effectively concealing her weakest points. 1807

A View taken from the Town Hall Oxford.
May 1st 1807 William Elias Taunton (1773-1835), Sir William Elias Taunton) Whole length portrait of William Elias Taunton walking to the left., head in profile, r. hand on his cane. He has a small pigtail, wears a hat of unusual shape, double-breasted coat, wrinkled knee-breeches, and loose boots of Hessian type. Taunton (1773 - 1835), son of the Town Clerk of Oxford, Justice of the King's Bench 1830, was made Recorder of Oxford in 1806. He is said to have been one of three prominent Oxford residents who invited Dighton there to caricature a fourth, John Ireland

A View taken from Christ Church Meadows Oxford. May  1807 Portraits of James Webber and Cyril Jackson, Dean of Christ Church.p. The tall Dean of Christ Church and James Webber (B.D. 1807), both in academic dress, walk, r. to left., and slightly towards the spectator, heads in profile. Webber expounds with extended hand, the Dean listens with grave intensity. The Dean wears a clerical wig, a cassock with sash, and high-quartered buckled shoes. The younger and smaller man has short hair, double-breasted coat, fashionable jabot, and knee-breeches, with tied shoes. May 1807

A View from the Swan Brewhouse Oxford. June 1807 Portrait of Mr Hall, owner of the Swan Brewery, Oxford.A man stands looking to the left., (gloved) r. hand on his cane, l. arm akimbo, legs apart. He wears wide-brimmed hat, double-breasted coat, knee-breeches, high-quartered buckled shoes, and elaborate neck-cloth with kilted jabot and sleeve-ruffle.

A View from Trinity College, Oxford. June 1807 Henry ‘Horse’ Kett (1761-1825),college tutor probably ranging from 1799 to 1808. In 1789 Kett visited France, to observe the first ferment of the revolution.His mind became unhinged, and he drowned himself at Stanwell, Middlesex, on 30th June 1825. His widow soon remarried, but the bulk of Kett’s fortune, about £25,000 was left after her death to three public charities, one being the Radcliffe Infirmary at Oxford.
June 1807 Dr.William Parsons. William Parsons (1746?-1817) was a singing-master, Master and Conductor of His Majesty's Band of Music from 1786, matriculated Magdalen College, 23 June 1790, aged 42, was B. and D.Mus. 26 June; he was knighted in Ireland 1795.

Mother Goose of Oxford
. July 1807 Rebecca Howse, t blind, ex-procuress of Oxford. Called ‘Flora’ by the undergraduates, she married a ‘Gentleman H.’ who led her about to sell her (expensive) flowers.

 The Major part of the Town of Portsmouth.
August 1807 Major Charles Ashurst, was in command of the Marines protecting Portsmouth Harbour.

 The Classical Alma Mater Coachman, Oxford. January 1808 Portrait of Tilleman Hodgkinson Bobart. Tilleman Hodgkinson Bobart who matriculated as a Commoner 1790 at University College, aged eighteen, but never graduated. He ran a four-horse coach between Oxford and London, had to give up the road owing to accidents, and in 1815 was made Esquire Bedel in Law. He died 1838

William IV, when young 1808.

A Celebrated Public Orator Jan 1808 William Crowe stands in profile to the right. holding his mortar-board in his right. hand, his left hand extended, slightly stooping, as if making a speech. He has short thick hair (or wig) and wears bands and cassock under his gown.Crowe (1745-1829) was Public Orator, Oxford, 1784-1829. 

A View taken at Oxford. Jan. 1808 Portrait of Dr. John Smith (1744-1809), was Rector of Fairford, Glos., 1768-1809, and Master of Pembroke College 1796-1809 ** this title is associated with different images**

A Nobel Student of Oxford
Jan. 1808 George Nugent Grenville, Baron Nugent (1788-1850), Politician and writer. Son of George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham (q.v.), and his wife, Lady Mary Elizabeth Nugent, baroness of Nugent in the Irish peerage from whom he inherited the title on her death in 1812.

A View from St Aldates Oxford Jan. 1808 Portrait of John Grosvenor was (1742-1823). He received a medical education at Worcester and the London hospitals. He became anatomical surgeon on Dr Lee’s foundation at Christ Church and was long the most noted practical surgeon in Oxford. He was admitted to the privileges of the university on 24 February 1768. He was especially successful in his treatment of stiff and diseased joints by friction. In 1795, on the death of William Jackson, the University printer, he became chief proprietor and editor of the Oxford Journal. He died on 30 June 1823.

The Father of the Corporation of Oxford. Omnibus Carus
. March 1808. William Fletcher (1739-1826). Banker and bookseller of Oxford, he became Mayor in 1782, 1796 and 1809.An elderly man stands in profile to the left., holding a looped tricorne in his left hand. He wears a small wig and a buttoned coat, with buckled shoes, his dress being plain, neat, and old-fashioned.

A View from Brazen Nose College, Oxford. May 1808. William Cleaver (1742-1815), Principal of Brasenose. He gave Brasenose a reputation for scholarship and discipline, which it hadlacked, and also became successively Bishop of Chester, Bangor and St. Asaph

A view from Jesus College, Oxford. May 1808. Mr Hughes', which has been interpreted as John Hughes (who matriculated in 1796, aged twenty, was B.D. in 1810, became senior bursar in 1822, died as senior fellow in 1823). Perhaps David Hughes, matriculated 1776, aged sixteen, B.D. 1783, D.D. 1790, Principal of Jesus 1802-17.

A View from Magdalen Hall, Oxford. June 1808 Dr. Ford walks r. to left. in profile, looking at the ground, and clutching his gown in his right. hand. He wears mortarboard, bands, and cassock. Henry Ford matriculated 1776, aged 23, at Pembroke, was Lord Almoner's professor of Arabic 1780-1813, D.C.L. Magdalen Hall 1788, Principal 1788-1813. June 1808

A View from Merton College Oxford. June 1808 Portrait of Winchcombe Hartley matriculated 9 Dec. 1806, aged eighteen, and was a Fellow of Merton 1808-13.

A View from Merton College Oxford. (2) June 1808 Samuel Kilner (1732-1815), Fellow of Merton till 1815, Sub-warden in 1814. He appears younger than his age. A tall slim man( Samuel Kilner ) stands in profile to the left., wearing a long gown over lay dress and holding out a round hat. He is sharp-featured, and wears (?) a wig simulating short natural hair with a curl at the neck.

 A Celebrated Public Orator June 1808 portrait of Rev. William Crowe (1745-1829), Poet and divine. Fellow of New College.

A GENERAL VIEW OF OLD ENGLAND. September 1808  Lt - General Richard England who was a veteran of the American war and had been one of the first colonists of Western Upper Canada.

A View taken from Chatham Row, Bath Jan. 1809 Dr. John Shepherd (1759-1805). In 1782 he took deacon's orders and in 1783 he was ordained . Early in 1785 obtained the curacy of Paddington, London and through his exertions the church was rebuilt between 1788 and 1791. He is principally known for his book 'Critical and Practical Elucidation of the Book of Common Prayer', published 1797. He  retired to Bath and died at Stisted on 2nd May 1805

A View from the Pump Room, Bath. Jan. 1809 General Robert Donkin  who died in March 1821, at the age of 94, had been a brother-officer of Wolfe on the staff of General Fowke in Flanders, and afterwards served on the staff of General Rufane in Martinique, of Lord Granard when commander-in-chief in Ireland, and of General Gage in America.

A View taken from Portland Place, Bath. Jan. 1809 Mr Banks A View from St John’s College Cambridge. May 1809, Dr. JamesWood (1760-1839), Fellow of St. John’s and distinguished mathematician, was the exceptionally bright son of a Lancashire weaver. He filled many offices in the university, including that of Vice-Chancellor (1816). He became Master of St. John's College in 1815, holding the post till his death. He was appointed Dean of Ely in November 1820, and instituted rector of Freshwater, Isle of Wight, in August 1823, but continued to pass most of his time in College, where he resided for about sixty years. He was for many years the most influential man in the university and was a considerable benefactor to St. John's, both during his life and by his will, which provided that the college should be residuary legatee. About £50,000 thus came into its coffers. His library was also left to the college. Wood died in college on 23 April 1839

A View of the Telegraph, Cambridge
May 1809, Portrait of Dick Vaughan, the driver of the Cambridge Telegraph, a famous coach, was known as Hell-Fire-Dick, and was 'a favourite companion of University fashionables'. He died in 1822. A coachman in a single-breasted coat reaching to his boot-tops stands looking to the left. His cylindrical hat has an irregular brim. A team-whip leans against his left shoulder and he holds the end of the lash between the tips of the fingers of both hands.

A View from Magdalen College, Cambridge. June 1809. William Gretton was Master from 1797. A first rate man of war, taken from the Dock Yard Plymouth

Admiral Sir William Young, in naval uniform, stands in profile to the left, slim and erect, heels together, hand on the hilt of his sword. He wears a cocked hat and high boots. His expression is firm, alert, benevolent.Dorothy George identifies the sitter as George Young (1732-1810), of Formosa Place, served at Louisbourg and Quebec, but there is a query on this

The Late-Right Revd Dr Samuel Horsley, Lord Bishop of St Asaph
Dec 1809 Samuel Horsley (1733-1806), Bishop of St Asaph; Secretary of the Royal Society .For Horsley (1733-1806), translated from Rochester to St. Asaph in 1802, see No. 8793, &c.A reissue, with altered title, of a plate published in 1802, 'A trip from Rochester to St. Asaph', the final figure of the date being altered and '4 Spring Gardens' inserted with a caret.

A View from Trinity College, Cambridge. Jan. 10th 1810 William Lort Mansell (1753-1820) . Mansel became a Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1777, and eventually Master in 1798. He held the livings of Bottisham and Chesterton and was appointed Bishop of Bristol by Spencer Perceval (a former pupil) in 1808. He had a reputation as a wit and satirist and was a writer of epigrams and sermons

A VIEW FROM PETER HOUSE, CAMBRIDGE. Jan. 1810.Francis Barnes who was Master of Peterhouse from 1788 and then Knightsbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy from 1813 to 1838 but he gave no lectures. Winstanley in his 1940 book ‘Early Victorian Cambridge’ described him as “a disreputable survival of the eighteenth century.”

A View from Baxter’s Livery Stables, Cambridge. Jan. 1810. Baxter the livery stable keeper,

Sir David Dundas 1810 Sir David Dundas (1735-1820), General.A veteran of the German campaigns of the Seven Years War (1756-1763), who did not serve in America, he published the book that made his reputation, 'The Principles of Military Movements', in 1788. Following a succession of staff and field-command appointments he became Commander-in-Chief in March 1809 in succession to the Duke of York, then under a cloud on account of the Mary Anne Clarke scandal. He willingly resigned the post of Commander-in-Chief to York in May 1811.

GEORGE THE=IIIrd=aged= 72 =1810. Reigned = 50=Years. A ROYAL JUBILEE. Taken at Windsor by R Dighton, Spring Gardens.
October 25th 1810.

AGAMEMNON A GREAT GENERAL. Taken on the Steyne at Brighton.William Dalrymple who was colonel of the 47th Foot and Lt-General of Chelsea hospital.

THE LADY OF THE LAKE c.1810? The oar is inscribed ‘Moll Muggins Billingsgate’ and the rough looking women travesties the lines below which end with ‘Like monument of Grecian art’

A view of a Temple near Buckingham
1811 A caricature portrait of the Marquis of Buckingham (George Grenville Nugent Temple) walking in profile to the left. He wears military uniform with cocked hat and spurred Hessians, and is enormously obese, his sword-belt grotesquely clasped across his paunch. His hand is on the hilt of his sword. He was Lord Lieutenant of Bucks. Unlike other caricatures of Buckingham.

Lieu Gen. Macdonald 1812 Lieutenant General Donald Macdonald of the 55th Foot, Lieutenant Governor of Fort William. HON. ARTHUR UPTON 1817. A portrait of Major Arthur Percy Upton of the 1st Foot Guards, the third son of Baron Templeton

Sell & Repent 1817 Portrait of Thomas Hall, a very obese middle-aged man standing in profile to the left. He has a gloomy expression and wears a top-hat with a slightly sloping crown, an overcoat to the ankles, open and showing double-breasted waistcoat, and short jacket, knee-breeches, and tied shoes. His left hand is in his waistcoat pocket.

A Contract 1818 (Mr Damington; Mr Tremloe) Two men face each other in profile; one (left) small, wizened, and elderly, listens with a sly expression, the other is tall and bulky, with extended forefinger. Both wear wrinkled gaiters and have not the fashionable appearance of other Dighton portraits.

A VIEW OF A LAKE. May 1818.

THE GOLDEN BALL
. May 1819. Edward Hughes Ball Hughes stands in profile forefinger extended. He is dressed as a Dandy. Ball Hughes (originally Ball), was known as The Golden Ball. He was a social celebrity who inherited a fortune from his uncle, Admiral Hughes.

 Kangook 1819 Lt.-Col. Henry Frederick Cooke, 'Kangaroo Cooke', stands in profile to the left. He wears dandified dress, his hair and whisker curled and brushed forward, and with the high collar, linen cuffs, and full trousers of the dandy. He wears a long single-breasted coat and oddly shaped top-hat./Cooke, called Kangaroo Cooke, brother of Sir George Cooke who commanded the first battalion of Guards at Waterloo, was A.D.C. to the Duke of York; he was noted for his dandified dress. See Gronow, 'Reminiscences', 1892, i. 60-1. He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Guelphs in 1821, and knighted in 1825

A Walk from the WEST END TO LOMBARD STREET 1819  ?

A view of Devonshire  1820  (William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire)The Duke of Devonshire (1790-1858) stands in profile to the right, right hand on hip, holding a riding-switch. He wears top-hat, tight-waisted overcoat, trousers strapped over spurred boots

 A Discharg’d Fife=r.  April 25th 1821.   An engraving of Lord Fife, fashionably dressed, wearing full, strapped trousers. He is walking along a pavement and using a cane. Fife (1776-1857), M.P. for Banffshire, was dismissed from his place as Lord of the Bedchamber for voting against the malt tax

A view of Westmoreland, or an impression of the Privy Seal  1821 John Fane, 10th Earl of Westmorland) ord Westmorland (1759-1841) walks in profile to the right along a pavement, using a large green umbrella as walking-stick. He wears top-hat, riding breeches, and top-boots.He was Lord Privy Seal from 1798 to 1827 (except 1806-7); he was nicknamed by Canning 'le sot [sceau] privé'.

A view on the Royal Exchange

A Near Guess. Haymarket 1824. A middle-aged man stands in profile with both gloved hands resting on an umbrella, from his mouth comes the words, “Y.C. Tallow 30/-“. He is Thomas Tooke, (1774 1858). He was a partner in Stephen Thornton & Co. until 1826. The third state issue has the name Mr. Tooke inscribed on the pavement.

The Morning Chronicle Nov. 1824  Said to be a portrait of James Perry (1756-1821), editor of the Morning Chronicle,

A View from the Horse Guards
.c. 1825  General Sir Robert Bolton

View of Somerset House from the Strand. April 13th 1836

/additions  to edit in Dighton, Richard: A contract; 1818
Dighton, Richard: A discharg’d fifer; 25 April 1821
Dighton, Richard: A Friend in Lombard Street; 1824
Dighton, Richard: A Gentle ride from ExeterChange to Pimlico; April 1812
Dighton, Richard: A gloomy day taken on the Steyne at Brighton; November 1801
Dighton, Richard: A great man on change; January 1818
Dighton, Richard: A Journeyman parson going on duty; no date
Dighton, Richard: A lawyer & his client; May 1812
Dighton, Richard: A member for one of our best boroughs; July 1826
Dighton, Richard: A noble duike taken on the Steyne at Brighton; 20 November 1801
Dighton, Richard: A noble student of Oxford; January 1808
Dighton, Richard: A pair of spectacles easily seen thro;’ no date
Dighton, Richard: A privy seal; 1 January 1823
Dighton, Richard: A real TB; 1821
Dighton, Richard: A sketch of what was once a dandy; 18 March 1823
Dighton, Richard: A sketch taken at Newmarket; no date
Dighton, Richard: A Stirling banker; June 1824
Dighton, Richard: A Tavonite Poodle; January 1820
Dighton, Richard: A view from Baxter’s Livery Stables, Cambridge; January 1810
Dighton, Richard: A view from St. Aldates Oxford; no date
Dighton, Richard: A view from the Horse Guards; 16 July 1817
Dighton, Richard: A view from the royal exchange
Dighton, Richard: A view from the Swan Brewhouse Oxford; 12 June 1807
Dighton, Richard: A view in Lothbury
Dighton, Richard: A view in the justice room, Guildhall; 1819
Dighton, Richard: A view near Hyde Park Corner; Feburary 1802
Dighton, Richard: A view of a lake; May 1818
Dighton, Richard: A view of Argyle; 1 January 1823
Dighton, Richard: A view of Beau=ville; 1824
Dighton, Richard: A view of Devonshire; October 1820
Dighton, Richard: A view of Londonderry; no date
Dighton, Richard: A view of Norfolk; 1 February 1796
Dighton, Richard: A view of Nugent
Dighton, Richard: A view of Sefton; 1818
Dighton, Richard: A view of Somerset; December 1811
Dighton, Richard: A view of Westmoreland or an impression of the Privy seal
Dighton, Richard: A view taken from Bladuds Buildings, Bath; January 1809
Dighton, Richard: A view taken from Chatham Row, Bath; January 1809
Dighton, Richard: A view taken from the Town Hall, Oxford; 1 May 1807
Dighton, Richard: A Welch castle; April 1818
Dighton, Richard: A worthy Alderman of London; 1819
Dighton, Richard: Absolute Wisdom, or Queen’s owl. Taken from a wood; no date
Dighton, Richard: An exotick at the Green House Leadenhall Street ; August 1820
Dighton, Richard: Byng-go; January 1820
Dighton, Richard: Charley the principal’d broker; 4 May 1822
Dighton, Richard: Elegant Manners; 1821
Dighton, Richard: Going to Whites; 1 January 1823
Dighton, Richard: Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; 19 September 1821
Dighton, Richard: I believe I’m right; no date
Dighton, Richard: If you’d know who this is, read; no date [three copies]
Dighton, Richard: Iohn Doe and Rich D. Roe: Brothers in Law; 6 November 1796
Dighton, Richard: Ireland in Scotland, or a trip from Oxford to the land of Cakes; June 1809
Dighton, Richard: Is Camomile a drug? 1820
Dighton, Richard: John Bellingham, Taken at the Sefsions House Old Bailey, May 15
th1812; 16 may 1812
Dighton, Richard: Kangkook; December 1819
Dighton, Richard: King Richard—The brokers friend; 15 April 1822
Dighton, Richard: L’Amour a la Slayne; 1825
Dighton, Richard: Members of the Whig Club; 25 May 1798
Dighton, Richard: Mr. Lindsey; June 1824
Dighton, Richard: Old Q-uiz the old goat of Piccadilly ; 25 February 1796
Dighton, Richard: One of the rakes of London; 1818
Dighton, Richard: “Pshaw! What are you there?;” September 1822
Dighton, Richard: Sir Murray Maxwell K CB; no date
Dighton, Richard: The Arms and Supporters of a Debating Society; 25 January 1798
Dighton, Richard: The Citizen of the World; 1 May 1806
Dighton, Richard: The golden ball; May 1819
Dighton, Richard: The Hopes of Britain Blown away thro’ a speaking trum=PITT; 11 December 1797
Dighton, Richard: The market mends; June 1822
Dighton, Richard: The mirror of the times; 1823
Dighton, Richard: The Principal Arch of Lambeth Palace; January 1803
Dighton, Richard: The Royal cock=PITT; 20 December 1796
Dighton, Richard: The Specious Orator ; 1794
Dighton, Richard: The Towns=End ; 4 December 1804
Dighton, Richard: Trying on new boots. Or a striking proof of the danger of slight strap’s; no date
Dighton, Richard: Up-Town; 1817
Dighton, Richard: Vil you give us a glafs of Gin/I’ll see you D- -N’D First; no date
Dighton, Richard: Untitled; August 1803
Dighton, Richard: Untitled #2; no date
Dighton, Richard: Untitled #3; 1823
Dighton, Richard: A good soldier, but no general; 30 October 1821
Dighton, Richard: A view of Gloucester; April 1821
Dighton, Richard: Geography bewitched! 4 June 1794
Dighton, Richard: His excellency the Persian ambassador; May 1819
Dighton, Richard: Mother Goose of Oxford; July 1809
Dighton, Richard: Mr C Kemble as Charles Surface, in the school for scandal; 1821
Dighton, Richard: Old Q-uiz the old Goat of Piccadilly; 25 February 1796
Dighton, Richard: Untitled; November 1823

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