image hobhouse j c, im002144
Image number: RS.13918
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Can Hobhouse, Baron Broughton de Gyfford

Date

ca. 1821

Sitter

Baron Broughton de Gyfford John Cam Hobhouse (1786-1869, British), Politician

Creator

James Thomson (1789-1850, British), Engraver

After

Abraham Wivell (1786-1849, British), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 101mm
width (print): 83mm
height (paper support): 177mm
weight (paper support): 127mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of John Can Hobhouse in three-quarter profile to the left as viewed. He wears regency-style clothes of high-collared shirt with cravat.

Inscribed ‘John Can Hobhouse Esq. M.P. F.R.S. Proof.’ Pencilled ‘1814’ lower left hand corner.

John Can Hobhouse, Baron Broughton de Gyfford (1786-1869) British politician, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1814.

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

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