Portrait of Thomas Gresham (1513-1579) by Milton Smith & Co

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Portrait of Thomas Gresham (1513-1579)
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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23.0 x 28.8 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Portrait of Thomas Gresham (1513-1579)
Milton Smith & Co
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© The Royal Society


Head and shoulders portrait of Gresham wearing a dark coat and cap with a ruff collar. Inscribed: "MILTON SMITH & Co. LONDON. SIR THOMAS GRESHAM, Founder of the Royal Exchange and Gresham College. A Resident in Bishopsgate Ward. Born 1519. Died 1579. With the compliments of Henry Clarke, Chairman, Guildhall Library Committee. 28th November 1887." Clarke's signature is in manuscript and there is a facsimile signature of Thomas Gresham. Thomas Gresham was not a Fellow of the Royal Society. He founded Gresham College in London, the Royal Society's first home.

Original: stipple engraving. 1887

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