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Henry Hallam F.R.A.S.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    26/02/1841 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, Henry (engraver)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
    Welch & Gwynne (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    21947

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 16, box A

Physical description

Half-length portrait of Henry Hallam, to front and looking to left; the sitter is wearing a dark neckcloth and coat.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

26/02/1841 (published)

Artist/maker

Cousins, Henry (engraver)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)
Welch & Gwynne (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Thos. Phillips, R.A. Engraved by Henry Cousins. Henry Hallam F.R.A.S. Author of History of the Middle Ages &c. &c. From the original picture in the possession of John Murray Esqr. London, Published by Welch & Gwynne, Printsellers to the Royal Family, 24, St. James's Street, Feby. 26, 1841.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 49.3 cm sheet cut, Width: 39.3 cm sheet cut

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Henry Hallam. Mezzotint by Henry Cousins after Thomas Phillips, 1841.

Production Note

Open letter proof.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Antiquary; Historian

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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