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Dr. William Herschel (1738-1822), astronomer
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Dr. William Herschel (1738-1822), astronomer
Engraving: stipple: Portrait of Dr William Herschel (1738-1822)
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Work Type
Art
Date
1814
Location
England
Measurements
overall: 310 mm x 226 mm
Description
Engraving; stipple. Portrait of Dr. William Herschel (1738-1822), astronomer, Engraving by James Godby of a drawing made by Fr. Rehberg in 1814. Platemark 31x22.6cm, image 24.2x19.7cm. Dedicated to Sir Joseph Banks. - With detailed citation of Herschel. - Portrait of William Herschel, HL to R before sky with crescent moon and stars; "The background represents part of the Constellation of Gemini, with a telescopic aspect of the Georgium Sidus, as it was discovered by Dr. Herschell at Bath, ...1781"
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ID Number
co65269
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
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