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John Hyde. Engraving by W. Sharp after R. Home. Engraving.

Home, Robert, 1752-1834.


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Judge in Calcutta, one of the first judges there to be appointed by the Crown in 1774


R. Home Esq.r pinx.t Will.m Sharp sculpt


[London] : [A. Stone], [1814]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 42.1 x 34.7 cm

Publications note

Freeman O'Donoghue, Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, London 1910, vol. 2, p. 598

'The Hyde collection comes out of hiding', The telegraph, Calcutta, 16 November 2005 ("No portrait exists of Hyde")

Soumitra Das, 'Hyde and seek: will the Hyde papers, one of the most important sources of Indian history, see light of day', The telegraph, Calcutta, 2 September 2007 (with a reproduction of an impression of the present engraving)


Wellcome Library no. 23970i


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