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The Reverend John Pelling, D.D.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London, England (printed)

  • Date:

    1750-1765 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
    Unknown (after, artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 56

Physical description

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing slightly right, in an oval border and wearing bands and robes.

Place of Origin

London, England (printed)


1750-1765 (printed)


McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (engraver)
Unknown (after, artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'J. McArdell fecit.'


Height: 32.4 cm, Width: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print, head and shoulders portrait of the reverend John Pelling D.D. in bands and robes. Mezzotint by James McArdell after an unknown artist, 1750-1765.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
The full text of the entry is as follows:
"McARDELL, James (c.1729-1765) […]
The Rev. John Pelling, D.D. (1668-1750), Canon of Windsor and Rector of St. Anne's, Soho. Portrait, head and shoulders, facing slightly right. (J.C.S.142; G.138.. Both 1st state)
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and J. McArdell fecit.
Mezzotint. 32.4 x 22.2 cm. E.463-1959
Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood"



Subjects depicted

Robes; Clergyman; Pelling, John (Rev.)


Prints; Portraits

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