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Joseph Capper, an eccentric. Stipple engraving by G. Scott.

Scott, G.
Date
26 November 1804

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Description

The sitter was known as an eccentric due to his obsessive behaviour, notably his fly killing antics. 'Dictionary of National Biography', London, 1908, pp. 934-935

Publication/Creation

[London] (11 London House Yard) : R.S. Kirby, 26 November 1804.

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving with etching

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Lettering

Joseph Capper esqr. An eccentric inmate at the Horns, Kennington. Upwards of 20 years, died Septr. 6th. 1804 aged 77. .G. Scott. scp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 214i

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  • English



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