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Image number: RS.13927
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Samuel Horsley

Date

ca. late 18th century

Sitter

Samuel Horsley (1733-1806, British), Clergyman

Creator

the elder Reynolds (1773-1835, British), Engraver

After

Mrs Barou (active early 19th century), Painter

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 121mm
width (print): 90mm
height (paper support): 145mm
weight (paper support): 93mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Samuel Horsley inclined to the left as viewed. He wears cassock and bands.

Inscribed ‘Righ. Rev Bishop Horsley FRS’ and pencilled ‘1767’ lower left.

Samuel Horsley (1733-1806) British clergyman, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1767, he served on the Council from 1773-1778.

Associated place

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