Cartoon portrait of William Wordsworth


This drawing of William Wordsworth was made in 1833, when Wordsworth was 63 years old. The signature at the bottom left is of ‘Alfred Croquis’, the pseudonym of the artist Daniel Maclise.

This is one of a collection of 80 drawings of eminent people made for Fraser’s Magazine, a general and literary magazine published in London between 1830 and 1882. Other figures drawn included Walter Scott, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Charles Lamb.

Full title:
A Collection of Literary Portraits from Fraser's Magazine
1833, London
Print / Image
Alfred Croquis [pseudonym], Maclise Daniel
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library

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