15 minutes of fame: Hannah Humphrey, entrepreneurial Georgian printseller
Hannah Greig reveals why she believes printseller Hannah Humphrey deserves to be better remembered today
It’s the HistoryExtra podcast’s 15th birthday, and to celebrate, we’ve asked 15 historians to nominate a figure from history they think deserves their ‘15 minutes of fame’. In this episode, Dr Hannah Greig nominates 18th-century printseller Hannah Humphrey. Speaking with Elinor Evans, she reveals how Humphrey worked with leading caricature artist James Gillray and built a successful business in her own right.
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