1814, English, Art work edition: Dr. Herschel, member of the Royal Society of London, Imp. Academies of St. Petersburg and Vienna, National Institue at Paris, Royal Academies of Berlin, Stockholm, &c. &c. Born at Hanover, the 15th of November, 1738 [graphic] / Fr. Rehberg, del. ad viv. Windsor 1814 ; James Godby, sculpt. Godby, J. (James), active 1798-1812, (engraver.)

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Physical Description
  • 1 print : stipple engraving ; plate 31.7 x 22.8 cm, on sheet 47.2 x 33.6 cm.
Published
  • London : Pub'd. Nov 1, 1814 by Mr. Rehberg, 30 St. James's Street &​ Colnaghi &​ Co Cockspur Street, 1814 Nov. 1.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Dr. Herschel, member of the Royal Society of London, Imp. Academies of St. Petersburg and Vienna, National Institue at Paris, Royal Academies of Berlin, Stockholm, &​c. &​c. Born at Hanover, the 15th of November, 1738 /​ Fr. Rehberg, del. ad viv. Windsor 1814 ; James Godby, sculpt.
Creator
  • Godby, J. (James), active 1798-1812, (engraver.)
Other Creators
  • Rehberg, Friedrich, 1758-1835, (artist,)
  • P. &​ D. Colnaghi &​ Co (publisher.)
Published
  • London : Pub'd. Nov 1, 1814 by Mr. Rehberg, 30 St. James's Street &​ Colnaghi &​ Co Cockspur Street, 1814 Nov. 1.
Medium
  • [graphic]
Content Types
  • still image
Carrier Types
  • sheet
Physical Description
  • 1 print : stipple engraving ; plate 31.7 x 22.8 cm, on sheet 47.2 x 33.6 cm.
Part Of
  • Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress)
Subjects
Summary
  • Print shows Dr. William Herschel, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, with, in the background, "part of the Constellation of Gemini, with a telescopic aspect of the Georgium Sidus, as it was discovered by Dr. Herschell [sic] at Bath, the 13th of March 1781."
Notes
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  • Caption continues: The background represents part of the Constellation of Gemini, with a telescopic aspect of the Georgium Sidus, as it was discovered by Dr. Herschell [sic] at Bath, the 13th of March 1781, in consequence of which, he was soon after introduced to the most gracious patronage of His Majesty, King George III. Dedicated to the Rt. Honble. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. Pres. of the Royal Society, by his very respectful and obedient Servant, Frederick Rehberg, Member of the Royal Academy of the fine Arts at Berlin &​c. &​c.
  • Inscribed in pencil on verso: a 19040.
  • Inscribed in pencil on verso: The Astronomer.
  • Stamped in ink on verso: Nov. 7 1962.
  • Gift Old Print Shop.
  • Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).
Terms of Use
  • No known restrictions on publication.
Language
  • English
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