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Image number: RS.13924
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of William Johnstone Hope

Date

1807

Sitter

William Johnstone Hope (1766-1831), Naval officer

Creator

Henry Richard Cook (active 1804-1849, British), Engraver

Creator - Organisation

Bunney & Gold, Publisher

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 222mm
width (print): 135mm
height (paper support): 228mm
weight (paper support): 152mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of William Hope turned to the right and looking out to viewer. He wears military uniform and has a mid-length wig with queue.

Inscribed ‘Engraved by H. R. Cook from a miniature in the possession of Lady Ann Hope. CAPTAIN WILLIAM JOHNSTONE HOPE. Published Octr. 31, 1807, by J. Gold 103 Shoe Lane London.’ Pencilled ‘1808’ on paper support.

William Johnstone Hope (1766-1831) British Royal Navy officer and politician, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1808.

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

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