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Portrait of William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828)

Sketched portrait of English physiologist, chemist, and metallurgist William Hyde Wollaston. Original stipple and soft ground etching done by Frederick Christian Lewis (1779-1856) after a drawing by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). Wollaston is famous for inventing the camera lucida in 1806.

Published in London by W. B. Tiffin in June 21, 1830.

Mounted on cardboard.


ID: 1988-01052
Wollaston, William Hyde

Creation Jun. 21, 1830

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 13 x 17.5 inches; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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