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Patrick O'Brien, a giant. Etching by J. Kay, 1803.

Kay, John, 1742-1826.
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1803

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Description

On the sitter see Dictionary of National Biography For sitter see: L. Fiedler 'Freaks', New York 1978, p.p. 110-111

Lettering

Mr. OBrien the Irish giant the tallest man in the known world being near nine feet high. I. Kay. 1803

Publication/Creation

1803

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 26.3 x 19.4 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 915i

Language

  • English


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