John Wilson [facsimile signature.]The Editor of Blackwood's Magazine.
Etching. 267 x 203mm. 10½ x 8".
John Wilson (1785-1854) was a Scottish advocate, literary critic and author, the writer most frequently identified with pseudonym Christopher North of Blackwood's Edinburgh University. He was professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University (1820-1851). Depicted here with two fighting cocks and a boxing match taking place in the background.
See NPG: D34533.
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