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Orator Henley

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1853,0112.1755

  • Title (object)

    • Orator Henley
  • Description

    Portrait of John Henley, head and shoulders, in profile to right, wearing a curly wig, gown and clerical bands.
    Etching on chine collé

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1792-1823
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 158 millimetres
    • Width: 137 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with the title, production details and publication line: 'Engraved by J. Stow, from a scarce / Etching in the possession of M. Sherwill, Esqr. / Pubd. by Wm. Smith 23 Lisle Street, Leicester Sque.'
        Inscribed in graphite below image: 'I. / 1618'.
  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 4 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1853

  • Acquisition notes

    1853,0112.1338 to 2335 is a collection of engraved portraits of persons connected with Suffolk formed by David Elisha Davy, as part of his collections on the history of Suffolk which were purchased by the Department of Manuscripts in 1852. The portraits were transferred to the Department of Prints and Drawings in 1853.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1853,0112.1755

Portrait of John Henley, head and shoulders, in profile to right, wearing a curly wig, gown and clerical bands.  Etching on chine collé

Recto

Portrait of John Henley, head and shoulders, in profile to right, wearing a curly wig, gown and clerical bands. Etching on chine collé

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