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John Coakley Lettsom, physician, with his family, in the garden of Grove Hill, Camberwell, ca. 1786. Oil painting, ca. 1786.

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[1786?]
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45716i
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Description

Left to right: Ann Miers Lettsom (wife of John Coakley Lettsom), Mary Ann Lettsom, Eliza (?) Lettsom (so identified by Abraham, though having been born in November 1785 she seems to have been too young: Edward Lettsom, b. 1781, seems more likely), Pickering Lettsom, John Miers Lettsom, John Coakley Lettsom, and Samuel Fothergill Lettsom

Publication/Creation

[1786?]

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 71 x 90.6 cm

References note

J.J. Abraham, Lettsom, London 1933, pp. 307, 449 (as by Zoffany)
Brian Green, Around Dulwich, Dulwich Village 1982, pp. 11-12
C.U.M. Smith and Robert Arnott, The genius of Erasmus Darwin, Aldershot 2005, p. 56 (reproduced)
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. 157

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45716i


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