Sir Anthony Shirley, ambassador from the Schah of Persia [graphic] : from a miniature by P. Oliver formerly in the Strawberry Hill collection, now in the possession of William Blamire, Esqre. / G.P. Harding, F.S.A. del. ; Joseph Brown sculp.

Creator:
Brown, Joseph, 1809-1887, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : stipple engraving and etching on wove paper ; plate mark 29 x 20 cm, on sheet 33 x 23.3 cm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Title misidentifies the sitter, Sir Robert Shirley, as his brother Sir Anthony Shirley; see Catalogue of engraved British portraits.
Later state, with the spelling of "miniature" corrected and imprint statement removed. For a proof state before title was added but with imprint statement present, see British Museum online catalogue, registration no.: 1980,U.635.
Publication information based on earlier state with the imprint "Published August 1st, 1846, by G.P. Harding, Hercules Buildings, Lambeth." Cf. Lewis Walpole Library call no.: SH Contents B877 no. 3.
Plate from: Harding, G.P. Ancient historical pictures. [London] : G. Witt, printer, Earl's Court, Soho, [1844]-1849.
Abstract:
"Portrait of Sir Robert Shirley, bust directed to the right but looking at the viewer, wearing turban, in oval frame on rectangle."--British Museum online catalogue, description of an earlier state.
Topics:
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist, publisher.
Oliver, Peter, 1594-1648, artist.
Sherley, Robert,--Sir,--1581?-1628--Portraits.
Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--Art collections.
Walpole, Horace--1717-1797--Art collections.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1846.
Portrait prints--England--1846.
Stipple engravings--England--London--1846.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
SH Contents
B877
no. 4
SH Contents B877 no. 4 Box 100
Orbis Record:
12970045
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr35013
Citation:
Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 4, page 90
OID:
16229223
PID:
digcoll:4083656