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Image number: RS.13922
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Edward Hooper

Date

ca. 19th century

Sitter

Edward Hooper (1696-1795, British), Statesman

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 90mm
width (print): 72mm
height (paper support): 130mm
weight (paper support): 80mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Hooper in three-quarter profile to the right as viewed. He wears buckled wig with queue. In an oval frame.

Inscribed ‘Edward Hooper FRS’ on paper support with his date of election pencilled lower left.

Edward Hooper (ca. 1701-1795) British commissioner of customs, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1759.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p29.

Associated place

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