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A man (Edmund Cartwright?). Oil painting.

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Possibly Edmund Cartwright, clergyman, medical practitioner, and inventor of machines including a rotary printing press, a power loom, and a horseless carriage. The engraving by J. Thomson with lettering "Dr Cartwright engr. from a picture in possession of Miss Cartwright. London", is very like the present painting

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 61 x 51 cm

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Christopher Wright et al., British and Irish paintings in public collections, New Haven and London: Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2006, p. 201


Wellcome Library no. 45824i

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