Portrait of Edmond Halley William Thomas Fry
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Portrait of Edmond Halley
Half-length portrait of Edmond Halley, turned to the right [as viewed], looking directly out at the viewer. With a curled whig, a loose black robe and white necktie. Behind, a curtain and two books are visible. In a square frame.
Inscribed below: ‘Engraved by W. T. Fry.
From an original Picture ascribed to [Michael] Dahl in the possession of the Royal Society.
Under the Superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.
London. Published by Charles Knight. Pall Mall East.’
Engraving from MS/648/4, Collectanea Newtoniana. A collection of prints and original artworks relating to Sir Isaac Newton, compiled and arranged by Charles Turnor, 1837.
Edmond Halley (1656-1742), British astronomer, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1678.
- Image reference: RS-19536
- ©The Royal Society
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