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Martin Folkes. Mezzotint by J. MacArdell, 174- (?) after T. Hudson.

Hudson, Thomas, 1701-1779.
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[between 1740 and 1749?]

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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Martin Folkes was a mathematician and antiquarian. He was president of the Royal Society (in succession to Sir Hans Sloane) from 1741 to 1753, and was a vice-president of the Foundling Hospital Folkes sits in the chair of the President of the Royal Society, inscribed with its motto Nullius in verba, and points to a box containing the statutes of the society

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[London?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1740 and 1749?]

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1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 35.9 x 25.6 cm

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Martin Folkes Esq.r President of the Royal Society ; Thos. Hudson pinx.t ; Ja.s McArdell fecit.

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Martin Folkes. Mezzotint by J. MacArdell, 174- (?) after T. Hudson. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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