Cives aliquos virtutibus pares, & habemus & habebimus, gloria neminem. Plin. Epist. /
B. Wilson Fecit, 1751.
|Main Creator:||Wilson, Benjamin, 1721-1788|
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[London] : [s.n.], 1751.
In-house number: PA 2087.
The oval frame is omitted from the copy of this etching in the 1st Dublin edition of Lord Orrery's "Remarks on Life and Writings of Swift", 1752.
Frontispiece to Lord Orrery's "Remarks on Life and Writings of Swift", London, 1st edition, 1752.
Physical description: 1 print : etching ; image 13.3 x 9.1 cm., plate mark 17.5 x 10.8 cm., sheet 19.8 x 11.8 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Irish Portraits / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin, 1975 : p. 195.
Reproduction Note: B&W negative available.
Attributed to Benjamin Wilson, (1721-1788), after an original profile in crayon by Rupert Barber, (fl. 1736-1772), which belonged to Dr. Mead.
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