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Creator:
John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
after T. Murray, 1663–1735, British
Title:

Edmund Halley

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1722
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 × 10 5/16 inches (36.5 × 26.2 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 × 9 15/16 inches (35.4 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 1/8 × 9 7/8 inches (30.8 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3 P.155"

Lettered, lower left: "T.Muray pinx.1712"; lettered, lower center: "Edmundus Halleius. | Astronomus Regius et Geometriae Professor Savilianus. | Sold by John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill."; lettered, lower right: "John Faber Fecit 1722"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9978
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25776
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