John Flamsteed

Made:
1721 in London
artist:
Thomas Gibson
engraver:
George Vertue

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Engraving of John Flamsteed (1646-1719), "JOHANNES FLAMSTEEDIUS Derbiensis Astronomiae

Professor Regius. Anno Aetatis 74 Obijt Decem: 31 1719", T. Gibson pinx. 1712.; Geo. Vertue Sculp. 1721, 2nd impression, London, 1721, print, engraving, line 39 x 28 cm., platemark 32.5 x 22.3 cm. After the oil by Thomas Gibson, 1712, in the Royal Society, London. Portrait, HL to L, in gown and bands, hand on chest, within oval frame on pedestal. Ref: O'Donoghue; Wellcome, 988.1

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1903-138
Materials:
engraving and paper
Measurements:
platemark: 325 mm x 223 mm
line: 390 mm x 280 mm
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest