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Print made by Thomas Mann Baynes, 1794–1854, British
Printed by Charles J. Hullmandel, 1789–1850, British
Published by Thomas Mann Baynes, 1794–1854, British

The Opening of the Lecture Theatre of the Marylebone Literary and Scientific Institution, 4th March 1835

after 1835
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 inches (37.5 x 53.4 cm), Plate (very faint): 10 1/16 x 13 7/16 inches (25.5 x 34.2 cm), and Image: 8 1/4 x 12 3/16 inches (21 x 31 cm)

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "TO JOHN HEMMING ESQR. President, the Vice Presidents and the Committee of the | MARYLEBONE LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION | This Print of the Opening of the Lecture 4th,, March, 1835. | The Right Honorable LORD BROUGHAM AND VAUX, Patron, in the Chair. | is respectfully dedicated by their obedient humble Servant | T. M. BAYNES."; lower left: "London, Published by the Artist, 44, Burton St,, Burton Crescent."; lower right: "Printed by C. Hallmandel."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | architectural subject | audience | benches | columns | costume | crowd | event | historical subject | institution | lecture | light | literary | Marylebone Literary and Scientific Institution | men | pillars | portrait | science | talking | windows | women
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | Greater London | London | Marylebone | Portman Square
Associated People:
Hemming, John (d. 1809), physician
Brougham, Henry Peter, first Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), lord chancellor
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