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Image number: RS.13417
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of James Copland

Date

1838

Sitter

James Copland (1791-1870, British), Physician

Creator

John Brain (active 1831-1850), Printmaker

Creator - Organisation

Whittaker and Co., Publisher

After

Henry Room (1802-1850, British), Painter

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 115mm
width (print): 94mm
height (paper support): 165mm
width (paper support): 128mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of James Copland seated among books and wearing regency-style clothes.

Facsimile signature ‘James Copland M.D. F.R.S.’ on separate paper and inscribed ‘Jas Copland MD F.R.S. 1833’ on paper support.

James Copland (1791-1870) is a British physician he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1833.

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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