Edward Jenner (1749-1823), print, England, 1823

Made:
1823 in London
publisher:
J Robins & Company
Copy photograph, engraving of Dr Jenner

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print. engraving, stipple. DR. JENNER. The Discoverer of Cow Pock Inoculation./ [London] Published by J. Robins & Co. Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, March 22, 1823. 19x13cm., platemark 16.3x11.4cm., image 11x10cm. vignette. Variant from the drawing by J R Smith, 1800, at the Wellcome Institute London. - Portrait, HL, leaning to L, elbow on base of column. Jenner, Edward 1749-1823, physician, discoverer of vaccination against smallpox. Smith, John Raphael 1752-1812. print. engraving, stipple. Dr. Jenner. The Discoverer of Cow Pock Inoculation/ [Edward Jenner (1749-1823), physician. developed vaccination against smallpox] Published by J. Robins & Co. Ivy Lane, London 1823

The print celebrates the life of Edward Jenner (1749-1823), the surgeon and pioneer of smallpox vaccination. This portrait is a variation based on a drawing by J R Smith in 1800.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1984-59
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print