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Linnaeus in his Lapland dress: P.26-1958

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Current Location: In storage


Linnaeus in his Lapland dress
Portrait of Charles Linnaeus, 1707-1778


Printmaker: Dunkarton, Robert
Publisher: Thornton, Robert John
Painter: Hoffman, Martin (After)
Printmaker: Kingsbury, Henry



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Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Trinity Hall, April 1958

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


19th Century
Production date: AD 1805


Inscriptions on bottom "From an original picture in the possession of Dr. Thornton." and "Hoffman pinxt." and "Dunkarton sculpt" and "London. Published by Dr. Thornton. June 1. 1805.". Inscription around drum "Carolus Linnaeus a Lapponia redux aetat 30, anno 1737" and "Mart Hoffman fecit". Inscription in pencil on the mount "By Henry Kingsbury".

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Accession number: P.26-1958
Primary reference Number: 206116
Chaloner Smith: 8.III
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 25 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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