Alexander Chalmers M.A. and F.S.A.Died Dec.r. 10.th. 1834, Aged 75.
Pub.d. June 15.th 1837, by G.P.Harding, Hercules Buildins, Lambeth. Day & Haghe Lith.rs. to the King.
Lithograph. On India. Sheet: 220 x 290mm (8¾ x 11½"). Some slight foxing and surface dirt. Large margins.
Half portrait of Scottish writer and journalist Alexander Chalmers (1759-1934). Chalmers originally trained as a doctor but gave up medicine to pursue writing. As well as publishing various editions of works by writers such as Pope, Shakespeare and Johnson, Chalmers published a 'General Biographical Dictionary' (1812-17) and a 'Glossary to Shakespeare' (1807).
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