Francis Wollaston.A.D. 1800. Aet. 69.
Stipple, with large margins. Plate 210 x 145mm. 8¼ x 5¾". Some creasing.
Francis Wollaston (1731-1815) pictured here holding a sheet of paper and his spectacles with St Nicholas Church, Chiselhurst to the lower right. He was an English priest and astronomer, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1769. He was Rector of Chiselhurst from 1769 until his death. He wrote a rare privately printed autobiography 'The Secret History of a Private Man'.
Not in Wellcome.
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