Chas Hatchett [facsimile signature.][Description of Hatchett's 'Experiments and Observations' attached below]
Rare lithograph on chine collé, proof before letters. 319 x 227mm. 12˝ x 9". Bit dusty.
Portrait of Charles Hatchett, head and shoulders to front, with head turned to look to left; wearing a buttoned double-breasted coat with high collar, over waistcoat with standing collar, and white neckerchief tied in a bow. Charles Hatchett (c.1765-1847) was an English chemist who discovered the element niobium. No. 15 in the series 'Athenaeum Portraits'; after Thomas Phillips. The first series of portraits of members of the Athenaeum Club appeared in 1835.
In the National Library of Medicine. Wellcome: 1318-1.
[Ref: 24637] £130.00