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Captn. Thos. Coram

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/12/1796 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nutter, William, born 1754 - died 1802 (engraver)
    Cribb, Robert (publisher)
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    21846

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 10

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, seated, slightly to left, looking to front and holding the seal of the Royal Charter in his right hand, gloves in left. In the left background are ships at sea. In the right foreground is a terrestrial globe.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/12/1796 (published)

Artist/maker

Nutter, William, born 1754 - died 1802 (engraver)
Cribb, Robert (publisher)
Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'W. Hogarth Pinxt. London, Published Dec. 1. 1796. by R. Cribb. No.288 Holborn. W. Nutter sculpt. Captn. Thos. Coram who after 17 years unwearied application, obtained the charter of the Foundling Hospital, To the Governors & Guardians of the Hospital, this Print is humbly dedicated by their obedient humble Servt. R. Cribb.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm, Width: 40.8 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait, whole-length of Captain Thomas Coram, seated. Stipple engraving by William Nutter after William Hogarth, 1796.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Sea; Gloves; Captain; Seal; Ships; Globe

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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