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John Somers, Baron Somers: P.3-1989

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

John Somers, Baron Somers

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Hall, John
Painter: Kneller, Godfrey, baronet (After)
Publisher: Strahan, Cadell & Prince

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Jaffé, Michael, Professor

Dating

Production date: AD 1793

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 200 mm Width 127 mm
Sheet Height 211 mm Width 129 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JOHN LORD SOMERS.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Sr. Godfrey Kneller pinx.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Jn. Hall sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: London Published as the Act directs by W. Strahan, J. Cadell & D. Prince, June 1. 1793
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: Engraved from the Original in the possession of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Hardwicke
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3-1989
Primary reference Number: 2615
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "John Somers, Baron Somers" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2615 Accessed: 2022-12-09 23:14:12

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