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Image number: RS.13805
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Ada Lovelace as a child

Date

1832

Sitter

The Countess of Lovelace (Augusta) Ada King-Noel (1815-1852, British), Mathematician

Creator

William Henry Mote (1803-1871, British), Engraver

Creator - Organisation

John Samuel Murray, Publisher
Charles Tilt, Publisher

After

Frank Stone (b.1800, British), Painter

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 221mm
width (print): 160mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of (Augusta) Ada King-Noel, The Countess of Lovelace, as a child. In three-quarter profile to the left as viewed and wearing a pearl necklace.

Inscribed ‘Drawn by E Stone. Engraved by W H Mote. ADA (FROM THE ORIGINAL MINIATURE) “Ada! Sole daughter of my house and heart!” London. Published June 1 1832, by J Murray and sold by C Tilt, 86 Fleet Street.’

(Augusta) Ada King-Noel, The Countess of Lovelace (née Byron) (1815-1852) British mathematician and writer.

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