Sir Henry Charles Englefield Bar.t
London, Published Oct.r. 20. 1821, by M.r. Turner, 50 Warren St.t. Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint with very large margins. In pencil at bottom right T. Phillips. Plate: 290 x 390mm, (11½ x 15¼"). Some foxing in margins. Laid on album sheet.
Half-portrait of Sir Henry Englefield, 7th Baronet (1752-1822), a scientist and academic who wrote several works on comets, antiquities and geological phenomena. Englefield was an elected fellow of the Royal Society and the Society of Antiquities, whilst also being a member of the Dilettanti Society.
Ex: Collection of the Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd. Wellcome: 909-2.
[Ref: 35133] £360.00