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The First Lecture in Experimental Philosophy

  • 1748

  • Made in London
  • Image: 7 x 8.75 in.
    Etching on laid paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.174
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

An interior scene of a man giving a lecture and demonstrating a scientific experiment to a wealthy audience.

Inscription

Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine, for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in St. Paul's Church Yard London. 1748. From the Picture in the Possession of George Virtue, Esq. Oatlands Park.

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