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John Dalton of Manchester

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1823 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worthington, William Henry (engraver)
    Allen, Joseph William, born 1803 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    21748

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 11

Physical description

Three-quarter length portrait, seated, with legs crossed, in a chair; right hand to head and right elbow leaning on a table, on which are some diagrams and apparatus; left hand resting on arm of chair; wearing spectacles.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

ca. 1823 (printed)

Artist/maker

Worthington, William Henry (engraver)
Allen, Joseph William, born 1803 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Allen Pinxt. Worthington sculp.'
Lettered

'John Dalton of Manchester Printed by W Smith Esq.'
Inscribed in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 56.6 cm cut, Width: 42.3 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter lenght portrait of John Dalton, engraving by William Henry Worthington after Joseph William Allen, ca.1823.

Production Note

Attribution note: Proof before all letters, except the artists' names, scratched

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Scientist; Chemist; Spectacles

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Science

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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