image huxham j, im005890
Image number: RS.13936
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Huxham

Date

ca. early 19th century

Sitter

John Huxham (1692-1768, British), Surgeon

Creator

Joseph John Jenkins (1811-1885, British), Engraver

Creator - Organisation

Fisher Son & Co., Publisher

After

Thomas Reynell (1718-1788, British), Painter

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 115mm
width (print): 95mm
height (paper support): 162mm
width (paper support): 119mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of John Huxham inclined to the right as viewed. He wears mid-length periwig and is dressed in dark coat, shirt with lace cuffs and necktie. He holds a walking stick in his right hand and appears to be blind in his left eye.

Inscribed ‘JOHN HUXHAM, M.D. F.R.S.’ and pencilled ‘1739’ on paper support.

John Huxham (1692-1768) British surgeon, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1739.

Associated place

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