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William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. F.R.S.

  • 1830
  • Engraved by William Skelton, English. After a painting by John Jackson
    Made in London
  • Plate: 14 x 10.75 in.
    Engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.053
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A seated portrait of William Hyde Wollaston (1766–1828), an English chemist and physicist. He is holding spectacles and a piece of paper.

Inscription

To His Royal Highness Prince Augustus Frederick Duke of Sussex, K.G. & T.G.C.H. &c.&c.&c.&c./ This Portrait of the late Willian Hyde Wollaston, M.D. F.R.S. &c.&c.&c. is with H.R.Hss's/ most gracious permission most respectfully inscribed/ By His Royal Highnesses/ most dutiful & obedient Servant, Willm. Skelton.

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