Alex Chalmers [facsimile signature].
Lithograph. Sheet: 185 x 240mm (7 x 9½").
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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