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Creator:
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
Title:

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

Date:
after 1835
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.14709
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40843
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