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Patrick O'Brien, a giant. Etching by A. van Assen, 1804, after J. Parry.

Parry, Joseph, 1744-1826.
Date
20 June 1804

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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. Patrick O'Brien, the celebrated Irish giant. 8 feet 7 inches high. Aged 38 years. J. Parry. del ; A. Van Assen sculp

Publication/Creation

[London] (11 London House Yard) : R.S. Kirby; [London] (447 Strand) : I. Scott, 20 June 1804.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 20.9 x 12.3 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 916i

Language

  • English


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