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Image number: RS.13895
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of George James Guthrie

Date

19th century

Sitter

George James Guthrie (1785-1856, British), Surgeon

Creator

John Cochran (active 1821-1865, British), Engraver

After

Henry Room (1802-1850, British), Painter

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 118mm
width (print): 92mm
height (paper support): 202mm
width (paper support): 122mm
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Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of George James Guthrie, seated in three-quarter profile to the right as viewed. He wears regency-style clothes with a jacket with velvet lapels, high-collared shirt and dark cravat.

Facsimile signature and inscribed ‘F.R.S.’

George James Guthrie (1785-1856) British surgeon, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1827.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p26.

Associated place

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