Portrait of John Hunter (1728-1793) surgeon, United Kingdom, 1830-1839

Made:
1830-1839 in United Kingdom
lithographer:
J Allport

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Copy of lithograph. Portrait of John Hunter by J. Allport after Sharpe after Sir Joshua Reynolds. 183-?. 18"x12"
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Lithograph. Portrait of John Hunter by J. Allport after William Sharp after Sir Joshua Reynolds. 183-?. 18"x12"

This print of John Hunter (1728-1793), a Scottish surgeon and anatomist, is based on Sir Joshua Reynolds’ painting of 1789. Hunter built up a vast and varied collection of both human and animal anatomical specimens. This collection now forms the basis of the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1982-1113
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • planographic print
credit:
Grosvenor Prints

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