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Dr. Swift

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Q,1.72

  • Title (object)

    • Dr. Swift
  • Description

    Portrait of Jonathan Swift, bust-length, in an oval, in profile to the right, his head bare with an open collar and a mantle, frontispiece to Lord Orrery's 'Remarks on the Life and Writings of Swift' (1752)
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1751
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 169 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 103 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image "B. Wilson Fecit. 1751." and "Dr. Swift. Cives aliquos virtutibus pares, & habemus & habemimus, gloria neminem. Plin. Epist."
  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British CIV 2 P3)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Remarks on the Life and Writings of Swift
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1799

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Q,1.72

Portrait of Jonathan Swift, bust-length, in an oval, in profile to the right, his head bare with an open collar and a mantle, frontispiece to Lord Orrery's 'Remarks on the Life and Writings of Swift' (1752) Etching

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Portrait of Jonathan Swift, bust-length, in an oval, in profile to the right, his head bare with an open collar and a mantle, frontispiece to Lord Orrery's 'Remarks on the Life and Writings of Swift' (1752) Etching

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