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Nehemiah Grew, M.D.: P.14012-R

Object information


Nehemiah Grew, M.D.
Portrait of Dr Nehemiah Grew, 1641-1712


Newton, Robert (Printmaker)
Thornton, Robert John (Publisher)
After White, Robert (Painter)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Spencer George Perceval, 1923

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th century
1800 - 1810


Plato to Thornton's "Botanical Plates", 1810. Inscription on bottom "Nehemiah Grew, M. D. Secretary to the Royal Society" and "Gresham College, where the first Meetings of the Royal Society were held" and "Newton Sculp." and "London Published for Dr. Thornton November 1st 1800."

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Stipple Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14012-R
Primary reference Number: 205755
O'Donoghue: 2
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 17 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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