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" Engraving by Charles Turner after a painting by Henry Fuseli. P/P933.28a M (not scanned) is a photomechanical reproduction of this image, originally published in the Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 16, No. 12, December, 1939, and includes this explanatory paragraph: This, the largest oil portrait of Dr. Priestley, (three feet four inches by four feet two inches) was painted for Joseph Johnson, bookseller and publisher of Priestley's works, in the year 1783, while Dr. Priestley was Johnson's guest. An engraving was made of the Fuseli portrait by C. Turner, and published -- one hundred copies only -- in October, 1836, by Richard Taylor, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London. A copy of this rare engraving was recently presented to the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection by Mrs. Ida M. Priestley of England."
Date Painted c. 1783 and engraved in 1836
Source/Photographer UPenn
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