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A philosopher giving a lecture on the orrery. Mezzotint by W. Pether, 1768, after Joseph Wright of Derby.

Wright, Joseph, 1734-1797.
Date
May 20th 1768

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A philosopher giving a lecture on the orrery. Joseph Wright pinxit. Wm. Pether delin.t et fecit

Publication/Creation

[London] : J. Boydell excudit, May 20th 1768.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; sheet 48.7 x 59.2 cm

Publications note

Benedict Nicolson, Joseph Wright of Derby, London 1968, vol. 1, no. 190, p. 235

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 485285i

Reproduction note

"From the original picture painted by Mr Joseph Wright; In the collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Ferrers"

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