Thos. Earnshaw

1850-1855 in London

Thos. Earnshaw / Engraved by Samuel Bellin from an original portrait by Sir Martin Archer Shee RA. - [London, 185-?]. - 1 print: engraving and mezzotint, on laid india; 41x34cm, platemark 32.8x25.6cm, image 22.8x18.6cm. oval. - With facsimile signature. - After the oil by Shee in the National Maritime Museum Greenwich or another by him, possibly that exhibited Royal Academy 1798, in Science Museum (Inv.1962-374). - Portrait, HL to L in oval, beside chronometer. In frame 53x42x1.5cm

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portrait mezzotint print of thomas earnshaw
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