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Title
Zerah Colburn
Portrait: Zerah Colburn. Engraving by H. Meyer after T
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Work Type
Art
Date
1813
Location
Bloomsbury
Measurements
overall: 360 mm x 275 mm
Description
Portrait: Zerah Colburn. Engraving by H. Meyer after T. Hull, 1813. Print engraving, stipple 36x27.5 cm., image 23x19.5 cm. Portrait, FL standing holding battledore and shuttlecock, within a rectangular frame; aged 8 years. "ZERAH COLBURN, A Child just eight years of age, endowed by nature with the remarkable faculty of solving a great variety of arithmetical questions by the mere operation of his mind." From a Drawing by T.Hull Esqr. in the Possession of F. Baily Esqr; Engraved by Henry Meyer, Grt. Russell Street, Bloomsbury. A Printed account of The Child is delivered with the Portrait. Published for the Proprietor Jany. 18. 1813. Lacking the printed account.
Accession Number
Subject
print
ID Number
co65352
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
Rights
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