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Print (Mezzotint) John Bird of London, by Valentine Green after Lewis, Published by Valentine Green, London, 1776

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Inventory Number: 14176
Object Type: Object
Persons: John Bird (Subject)
Valentine Green (Engraver)
Date Created: 1776
Place Created: Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Portraits Prints Collection  
Accession Number: 1982-128/2
Primary Inscriptions: John Bird of London, Who furnished the Chief Observatories of the World, with the most Capital Astronomical instruments divided by him after an improved method of his own, in a manner superior to any executed before, for which, and many other Improvements in the Construction of Astronomical Instruments, he was honoured with a considerable Recompence from the Commissioners of Longitude. Died the 31st March 1776, in the 67th Year of his Age. Lewis Pinxit. Engraved by V. Green, Engraver to his Majesty, & to the Elector Palatine. Published Decr. 2. 1776, by V. Green, Engraver to his Majesty &c, Salisbury Street, Strand.
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Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
364 268 mm

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