Tho Pennant [facsimile signature].
Engraved for the Encyclopaedia Londinensis May 1823.
Stipple with very large margins. Plate 178 x 128mm. 7 x 5".
Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), the Welsh naturalist, antiquary and topographer. One of a number of stipple heads of Kings and Queens of similar format printed on quarto sheets, by Chapman, published by J. Wilkes, 1795-1810. They probably appeared as illustrations to the 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature ... Embellished by ... engravings. Compiled ... by John Wilkes'.
Wellcome 2267-11. See Ref: 26343 for coloured version.
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