D. Carolus Godofredus Woide.Nat: in Polonia, d: IV Jul: Anno: MDCCXXV. Denat: d IX. Maji Anno: MDCCXC. Studii Linguee Agyptiaca, utriusque dialecti, Cultorac, Restaurator Hune Doctum desiderant Docti, sed Hominem Ehu! quam multi!
Published as the Act directs June 25. 1791.
Stipple, rare with very large margins, paper watermarked. Plate 266 x 202mm. 10½ x 8".
Dr Charles Godfrey Woide (1725-90) bust portrait, facing three-quarter to left, looking towards the viewer; base of column and drapery in background; in an oval. Woide was a Polish oriental scholar who from 1768 worked in the British Museum as a librarian. He was one of the first scholars to work on the Egyptian Sahidic texts.
De Vesme 931: iv. NPG: D14155.
[Ref: 28051] £220.00