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Priestley, Joseph (1733 - 1804)
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Image caption[Pastel drawing of Joseph Priestley]
Creator (Artist) Sharples, James , 1752 - 1811
Image Type Photograph of painting
Image Date [19--]
Size 14.5 x 19 cm.
Call number Smith P/P933.7 S
Notes Photographic reproduction of pastel drawing by James Sharples. Two copies. Handwritten on verso of copy 1: "from a pastel by Mrs. James Sharpless. Original in The Kensington Nat'l Portrait Gallery, London." A stamp, also on verso, reads "National Portrait Gallery, London, Copyright Photograph." While Ellen Sharples sometimes made copies of her husband's drawings, the National Portrait Gallery attributes this drawing to James Sharples himself. P/P933.7a S (not scanned) is a postcard featuring the same image.