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Arkwright

  • Engraved by James Posselwhite, English. After a painting by Joseph Wright of Derby. Published by Charles Knight & Co., Ludgate Street
    Made in London
  • Plate: 11.5 x 8 in.
    Stipple engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.019
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A half-length portrait of Richard Arkwright (1733–1792), an English entrepreneur.

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From a Picture by Wright of Derby.

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