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Image number: RS.9559
Credit: © The Royal Society
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Portrait of Philip de Malpas Grey Egerton

Date

ca.1840

Sitter

Philip de Malpas Grey Egerton (1806-1881, British), Palaeontologist

Creator

Frederick Christian Lewis I (1779-1856, British), Engraver

After

George Richmond (1809-1896, British), Painter

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 299mm
width (print): 233mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders full face portrait of Egerton.

Inscribed: “Drawn by George Richmond. Engraved by F.C.Lewis. Engraver of Drawings to the Queen.”. With a facsimile signature. Lower left in pencil “1831”

Philip de Malpas Grey Egerton was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1831.

Object history

Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.19. J.P.Gassiot Collection, purchased 1878. Marked “Private Plate”.

Associated place

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