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Image number: RS.13425
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of James Currie

Date

ca. early 19th century

Sitter

James Currie (1756-1805, British), Physician

Creator

John Brain (active 1831-1850), Printmaker

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 119mm
width (print): 97mm
height (paper support): 169mm
width (paper support): 130mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of James Currie inclined to the right and looking back to viewer. He wears a high-collared double-breasted coat with cravat.

Inscribed Engraved by J Brain from an Original Painting JAMES CURRIE, M.D. F.R.S.’ and further inscription on paper support ‘Ja Currie MD FRS’.

James Currie (1756-1805) was a British physician; he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1792.

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

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