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H. Davy

  • 1835
  • Engraved by C. Turner, A.R.A., after a painting by H. Howard, Esq. R.A. Published by Messrs. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Co.
    Made in London
  • Plate: 9.25 x 5.5 in.
    Mezzotint on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.035
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A half-length seated portrait of Sir Humphry Davy (1778–1829), a British chemist. He is seen resting his chin on his hand.

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H. Davy Aetatis XXIII

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