Print from engraving of John Dollond, 1830-1839

Made:
1830-1839 in London
artist:
Benjamin Wilson
Portrait of John Dollond, "From an original picture (oil by Benjamin Wilson) in the Royal Observatory,

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Portrait of John Dollond, "From an original picture (oil by Benjamin Wilson) in the Royal Observatory,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Print, engraving, stipple, John Dollond, "From an original picture (oil by Benjamin Wilson) in the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.","Under the Superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge". Plate from Gallery of Portraits / C. Knight, 1834-37, engraved by James Posselwhite, overall: 22x19cm., image 12.7x10.1cm. Portrait of John Dollond, HL looking R, seated at table, holding achromatic prism in l. hand. Ref: Wellcome, 832.3; Woodcroft, Gallery, 84 ; O'Donoghue (wrongly cites as Peter Dollond).

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1903-143
Materials:
paper and stipple engraving
Measurements:
image: 127 mm x 101 mm
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest