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Priestley

  • Engraved by W. Holl, after a painting by Gilbert Stuart
    Made in Liverpool
  • Image: 5.25 x 4 in.
    Stipple engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.023
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A half-length seated portrait of Joseph Priestley (1733–1804), an English clergyman and natural philosopher who discovered oxygen.

Inscription

From a Picture by Gilbert Stuart in the possession of T. B. Barclay. Esq. of Liverpool

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