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Image number: RS.12151
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Sir George Baker

Date

late 19th century

Sitter

George Baker (1722-1809, British), Physician

Creator

Ozias Humphry (1742-1810, British), Painter

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 111mm
width (print): 91mm
height (paper support): 171mm
width (paper support): 150mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of Sir George Baker, in three quarter profile to the right as viewed. He wears wig with queue and robe with braid detail.

George Baker was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1762.

Inscribed in pencil on paper support ‘1764. Sir G Baker’.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.7

Associated place

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