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Image number: RS.13402
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke

Date

early 19th century

Sitter

Charles Mansfield Clarke (1782-1857), Physician

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

After

Samuel Lane (1780-1859, British), Portraitist

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 116mm
width (print): 92mm
height (paper support): 213mm
width (paper support): 151mm

Subject

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke seated in an armchair next to table with inkwell and papers. He holds letter in left hand and rests chin on right hand. He wears regency-style clothing of breeches and high collared jacket.

Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1825.

Facsimile signature on separate paper and inscribed on paper support ’1825. Sir Char Clarke FRS.’

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.12.

Associated place

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