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Busick Hardwood, M.D. F.R.S. Professor of Anatomy in the University of Cambridge.
Busick Hardwood, M.D. F.R.S. Professor of Anatomy in the University of Cambridge.
S. Harding Del. W.N. Gardiner Sc.
London. Pub. May 27, 1790, by E. Harding No.132 Fleet Street.
Stipple, open-lettered state. 508 x 381mm (20 x 15"), with very large margins.
Sir Busick Harwood (c.1745-1814) the English physician and anatomist who became Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge. He was educated as an apothecary, but passed as a surgeon and travelled to India, where he cured a nabob who was wounded in the eye. He returned to England where he was knighted and appointed professor of anatomy. His right hand is holding an anatomical model.
NPG: D35557. Wellcome: 1314-1.
[Ref: 30136]   £380.00  
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Linnaeus in his Lapland Dress.  From an original Picture in the possession of Dr. Thornton.
Linnaeus in his Lapland Dress. From an original Picture in the possession of Dr. Thornton.
Hoffman pinx.t. Dunkarton sculp.t.
London published by Dr. Thornton June 1. 1805.
Rare mezzotint. 510 x 350mm (20 x 13¾").
Carl Linnaeus the elder, (1707-1778), a plant with a label attached in one hand, a shaman's drum in the other. An inscription on the drum reads 'Carolus Linnaeus a Lapponia redux aetat 30, anno 1737 / Mart Hoffman fecit.' An illustration from Robert Thornton's 'Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus von Linnaeus'. Other states give the engraver's name as Henry Kingsbury.
Chaloner Smith 8, state iii of iii. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Wellcome: 1778-2
[Ref: 36872]   £850.00  
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Æsculapius, Flora, Ceres and Cupid honouring the Bust of Linnæus.
Æsculapius, Flora, Ceres and Cupid honouring the Bust of Linnæus.
Russell R. A. and Opie R. A. pinx. Caldwell sculp.
London, Published by D.r Thornton, April 1, 1806.
Fine stipple with hand-colour. Plate: 510 x 380mm (20 x 15"). Light mount burn. Cracking around the plate.
The frontis to Dr Thornton's 'Temple of Flora' showing Classical figures crowing the bust of Swedish botanist and zoologist Carl Linneaus (1707-1778).
See 16742 for b/w impression.
[Ref: 47882]   £380.00  
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