image denman t, im001133
Image number: RS.13453
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Sir Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman

Date

1821

Sitter

1st Baron Denman Thomas Denman (1779-1854), Judge

Creator

Unknown, Printmaker

Creator - Organisation

Thomas Boys, Publisher

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 189mm
width (print): 139mm
height (paper support): 225mm
width (paper support): 154mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Thomas Denman inclined to the right as viewed and wearing regency-style clothes. In an octagonal frame surmounted by four cherubs [representing the virtues ?] and supported with iconography including an axe, sword, scroll, chains and scales. A swag of fabric inscribed with sitters name draped over the bottom of the frame.

Inscribed ‘THOMAS DENMAN, ESQ M.P. PUBLISHED MARCH 1 1821: BY T BOYS, 7 LUDGATE HILL. Engraved with permission by W.T. FRY.’ And pencilled ‘1833’.

Sir Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman (1779-1854) was a British judge, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1833.

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