Samuel Johnson L.L.D.
London Published Oct.r 1818 by J. Coxhead, 249, High Holborn.
Stipple, with small margins. Plate 152 x 102mm. 6 x 4".
Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English author, poet, critic, lexicographer. Beginning as a Grub Street journalist, he made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, novelist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and political conservative, and has been described as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history".
See NPG: D34873.
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