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Image number: RS.13916
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Thomas Hill

Date

ca.1711

Sitter

Thomas Hill (1678-1758, British), Poet

Creator

Unknown, Printmaker

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 100mm
width (print): 84mm
height (paper support): 146mm
weight (paper support): 116mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Thomas Hill in three-quarter profile to the left as viewed. He wears buttoned coat and a cap. In an oval laurel garland.

Inscribed ‘AETATIS SVAE TH 28.’ Pencilled ‘Thos Hill Poet. 1725.’

Thomas Hill (ca.1683-1758) British poet, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1725.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p30.

Associated place

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