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Print - Revd. John Eyre, M.A.
  • Revd. John Eyre, M.A.
    Branwhite, Nathan Cooper, born 1775 - died 1857
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Revd. John Eyre, M.A.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Branwhite, Nathan Cooper, born 1775 - died 1857 (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    coloured aquatint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:

    E.4823-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 17, box VIII

Physical description

Seated portrait of the Reverend John Eyre (1754-1803), holding a copy of the Evangelical Magazine (which he founded and edited) in his left hand.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Branwhite, Nathan Cooper, born 1775 - died 1857 (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

coloured aquatint

Marks and inscriptions

Engraved by N. C. Branwhite

Dimensions

Height: 7.75 in, Width: 6 in

Object history note

This object was part of the John Edmund Gardner collection of topographical prints and drawings of London. After Gardner's death the collection passed to his son Edmund Thomas, but was sold to Edward Coates MP in 1910. The collection was sold again in 1923 after Coates' death, and was split between various institutions and private collectors. The portion connected with Hoxton, Homerton, Hackney and Bethnal Green was bought by the Hon. Arthur Villiers and donated to the Bethnal Green Museum.

Descriptive line

Portrait of the Reverend John Eyre, coloured aquatint by N. C. Branwhite, early 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from departmental handlist

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Aquatint

Subjects depicted

Portraits; Clergymen

Categories

London history; Prints; Portraits; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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