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Edward Jenner. Pastel by John Raphael Smith, 1800.

Smith, John Raphael, 1752-1812.

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In the left background is Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire. Nearer to the foreground are cows with a milkmaid carrying a bucket of milk, representing their role in Jenner's discovery of vaccination



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1 drawing : pastel on vellum ; sight 42.3 x 33.2 cm

Publications note

Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts; a complete dictionary of contributors, vol. VII, London 1906, p. 185 ("Smith, John Raphael ... 1800. 565. D[itt]o. [i.e. Portrait of] Dr. Jenner")
Ellen G. D'Oench, "Copper into gold": prints by John Raphael Smith 1751-1812, New Haven 1999, pp. 166, 238


Wellcome Library no. 45702i

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