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Image number: RS.13915
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of James Heywood

Date

ca. 19th century

Sitter

James Heywood (1810-1897), Politician

Creator

Unknown, Printmaker

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 109mm
width (print): 85mm
height (paper support): 167mm
weight (paper support): 107mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of James Heywood in three-quarter profile to the right as viewed. He wears regency-style clothes and has short hair with side-whiskers.

Inscribed’MR. HEYWOOD, M.P. FOR NORTH LANCASHIRE.’ Pencilled ‘1839’ lower right hand corner.

James Heywood (1810-1897) British MP and philanthropist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1839.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p32.

Associated place

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