Portrait of John Newton Print


Portrait of John Newton Print

Line engraving by Joseph Collier the Younger – 1st January 1808.

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Portrait of John Newton Print

This portrait is by Joseph Collyer the Younger (1748 – 1827) and is a line engraving,  published 1st January 1808. The original painting was by John Russell.

Joseph Collyer was a British engraver. He was an associate of the Royal Academy and portrait engraver to the British Queen Consort, Queen Charlotte (wife of King George 111).

John Newton (1725 – 1807) was a slaver ship captain, an abolitionist, an ordained Minister in the Church of England and a hymn writer. He was Curate at Olney Parish Church (St Peter and St Paul) 1764 – 1780.

On his death bed he is reported to have said “My memory is nearly gone but I remember two things: That I am a great sinner and that Christ is a great Saviour”.

The print is mounted ready for framing.



Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 30 × 21 × 0.5 cm

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