J.E. Smith a.t 4
Etching, sheet 100 x 75mm (4 x 3"). Trimmed inside platemark; pinhole and glue stains.
Sir James Edward Smith (1759-1828), botanist, aged four. Etched after a drawing by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66) 'the English Rembrandt', by 'Mrs. D. Turner'. Smith was the first president of the Linnaean Society and his works included 'The English Flora' (1824-5).
[Ref: 33050] £45.00