Capt.n Joseph Huddart, F.R.S.From a Piacture in the Possession of Charles Turner, Esq.r.
London, Published 2nd Nov.r 1802, by Laurie & Whittle, Fleet Street and Charles Turner, of Limehouse.
Stipple on india, very fine with large margins, open letter india proof. 290 x 230mm (11½ x 9"). India lifting.
Joseph Huddart (1741-1816), a British hydrographer who surveyed the coasts of India & Sumatra, and, less exotically, the Hebrides. He became a fellow of the Royal Society in 1791 and also an elder brother of Trinity House, directing the construction of the Hurst Point Lighthouse. However he made the most money by improving the design and manufacture of rope.
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