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John Smeaton

  • Engraved by R. Woodman, after a painting by Mortimer. Published by Charles Knight & Co., Ludgate Street.
    Made in London
  • Plate: 11.5 x 7.75 in.
    Stipple engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.021
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

An engraving of John Smeaton (1724–1792) seated with his right hand tucked in his vest. In the left background is a lighthouse.

Inscription

From an original Picture ascribed to Mortimer in the possession of the Royal Society

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