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Distinguished British men of science 1807-1808 assembled in the library of the Royal Institution, London. Mezzotint by W. Walker and G. Zobel after F. Skill and W. Walker, ca. 1860, after Sir J. Gilbert.

  • Gilbert, John, 1817-1897.
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1860?
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575630i
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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1860? ([London?] : Printed by J. Brooken)

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1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 65.6 x 111.6 cm

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The distinguished men of science of Great Britain living in the years 1807-8 assembled in the library of the Royal Institution. Designed by Gilbert and drawn by F. Skill and W. Walker. Engraved by W. Walker and G. Zobel

References note

A. Clow, 'A re-examination of William Walker's "Distinguished men of science", Annals of science, 1955, 11: 183-193
P. Fara, 'William Walker's portrait of "Men of science"', Endeavour, 2005, 25: 91-92

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Wellcome Library no. 575630i

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