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Image number: RS.13923
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Rev. Frederick William Hope

Date

ca. 19th century

Sitter

Frederick William Hope (1797-1862, British), Entomologist

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 111mm
width (print): 89mm
height (paper support): 162mm
weight (paper support): 121mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology

Description

Half-length portrait of Frederick William Hope seated with arms folded and with a rural landscape visible beyond. He wears regency-style clothing and has short hair and side-whiskers.

Inscribed ‘REVD. F. W. HOPE, M.A. F.R.S. F.S.S. F.Z.S. &c &c.’ Pencilled ‘1834’ on paper support, lower left.

Frederick William Hope (1797-1862) British entomologist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1834.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p31.

Associated place

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