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Image number: RS.13137
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Thomas Dyke Acland

Date

1819

Sitter

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland (1787-1871, British), Politician

Creator

Robert Cooper (d.1828, British), Engraver

After

William Owen (b.1769, British), Painter

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 488mm
width (print): 375mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, shown with folded arms, holding a letter of document in his right hand and facing to the left as viewed.

Inscribed in pencil below: ‘Sir T. D. Acland 1838’. Various inscriptions verso, including a price lower right, ‘7/6’ and upper left ‘51654’.

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, tenth baronet (1787-1871) British politician and philanthropist was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.2. J.P.Gassiot Collection, purchased.

Associated place

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