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Richard Russell, physician at Brighton. Watercolour by Henry Wilkin after Benjamin Wilson.

  • Wilson, Benjamin, 1721-1788.
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On the right is a manuscript showing the title of Russell's book "De tabe glandulari sive de usu aquæ marinæ", which was published in 1750

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 37.2 x 29 cm

Creator/production credits

Attribution from information in J. Bishop, loc. cit., and from provenance: the work reproduced by Bishop was in the possession of Crawford J. Pocock, and a label on the backing board to the present watercolour recorded Pocock's ownership of the watercolour

References note

J.G. Bishop, A peep into the past: Brighton in the olden times, London 1880, reproduced with legend "From a copy of the original painting by Zoffany, in the Old Ship Hotel, made by Henry Wilkin, Esq., with the permission of Mr J. Strachan, in the possession of Crawford J. Pocock, Esq."
L.W. Lauste, "Dr Richard Russell 1687-1759", Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine (Section of the History of Medicine), 1974, 67: 327-330 (brief article about the sitter and his publications)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38613i

Reproduction note

After an oil painting attributed to Benjamin Wilson in Brighton City Art Gallery

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