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Image number: RS.13938
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Henry Hyde, 2nd Earl of Clarendon

Date

1803

Sitter

2nd Earl of Clarendon Henry Hyde (1638-1709, British), Politician

Creator

Sylvester Harding (1745-1809, British), Engraver

After

Peter Lely (1618-1680, Dutch), Painter

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 187mm
width (print): 138mm
height (paper support): 227mm
width (paper support): 153mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Henry Hyde, 2nd Earl of Clarendon inclined to the right and looking back to viewer. He wears long natural hair with draped shoulders. Oval in a rectangular frame.

Inscribed ‘HENRY HYDE SECOND EARL OF CLARENDON. FROM A PICTURE BY SIR PETER LELY. Pub Jany 2 1803 by S Harding 197 Pall Mall.’ Pencilled ‘1684’ lower left.

Henry Hyde, 2nd Earl of Clarendon (1638-1709) British politician elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1684 and served on the Council the same year.

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