ELIAS ALLEN

Made:
1653 in London
artist:
Hendrik van der Borcht
maker:
Wenceslaus Hollar

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print, etching, portrait of Elias Allen ELIAS ALLEN. Apud Anglos Cantianus, iuxta Tunnbridge natus, Mathematicis Instrumentis aere incidendis sui temporis Artifex ingeniosissimus, Obijt Londini, prope finem Mensis Martij, Anno a Christo nato 1653, suaeque aetatis, H. Van der Borcht pinxit; W. Hollar fect. [London] [1653?] 1 print, etching, [trimmed to] platemark 24.3x17cm., Portrait, HL to R, with instruments including theodolite sections, dividers, horizontal sundial and universal equatorial ring dial; on wall, sector quadrant and tools. Ref: Parthey 1338; O'Donoghue, 1

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1928-935
Measurements:
overall (print / image): 242 mm x 170 mm
type:
print
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry

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