Portrait of James Holman (1786-1857) R Cooper
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Portrait of James Holman (1786-1857)
Half length portrait of James Holman posed with his left hand on a writing block and stylus resting upon a table, right hand on a globe. Behind the sitter is a view [or painting?] of a naval scene. Inscribed below: 'Fabroni Pinxt. R.Cooper sculp.' With an excerpt: "...the book of knowledge fair/Presented with an universal blank/Of nature's works, to me expung'd and ras'd/And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. MILTON." Frontispiece to The narrative of a journey undertaken in... 1819, 1820, & 1821 through France, Italy, Savoy, Switzerland, parts of Germany... Holland, and the Netherlands...by James Holman, 4th ed.(London, 1825). James Holman, known to his contemporaries as 'The Blind Traveller', was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1826.
Original: line and stipple engraving. 1825
- Image reference: RS-10600
- The Royal Society
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