London Published as the Act directs Jany. 26-1811.
Stipple with large margins. Plate 165 x 114mm. 6½ x 4½".
John Locke (1632-1704) the English philosopher and physician who was regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and known as the 'Father of Classical Liberalism'. 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'.
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