Thomas Astle Esq.r F.R.S. &c.
Publish'd Jany. 1, 1803, by J. White Fleet Street.
Engraving, image 165 x 125mm. 6½ x 5".
Portrait of Thomas Astle (1735-1803), antiquary and palaeographer; seated in a chair, holding a scroll. He indexed the catalogue of the Harleian manuscripts, published in 1759. His main work was 'The Origin and Progress of Writing, as well Hieroglyphic as Elementary, illustrated by engravings taken from marbles, manuscripts, and charters, ancient and modern', 1784.
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