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Priestley, Joseph (1733 - 1804)
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Image captionChemical Philosophers of the present Day.
Creator (Artist) Opie, John , 1761 - 1807
Creator (Engraver) Caldwall, James , 1739 - 1819
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date [1801]
Size 27.5 x 23 cm.
Call number Smith P/P933.21 M
Notes This engraving by James Caldwall, after a painting by John Opie, is actually only half of a larger engraving. In the original version, a portrait of Antoine Lavoisier, also by Caldwall and after a painting by David, lies below the Priestley portrait. Here, this original image has been cut in half, and the lower half is catalogued as P/L398.4 M. Caption below image: D.r Priestley. 2 copies.