[Memorial to Emanuel Swedenborg]Em.l Swedenborg / Veritatis Assertor & Rationistiltor [...]
Stipple printed in brown, rare; platemark 210 x 130mm (8¼ x 5"). Trimmed to platemark; false margins added.
Monument to philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg (1689-1772). As stated here, his remains were buried in the Swedish church in Wapping, East London. When the church was demolished in the early 20th century, they were brought back to his native Sweden and interred in Uppsala Cathedral. One of few early engravings paying tribute to Swedenborg's achievements.
For a later portrait of Swedenborg see ref. 3462
[Ref: 35834] £160.00