Sir Henry Charles Englefield, 7th Bt (1752-1822), Natural philosopher and antiquary
Sitter in 13 portraits
Antiquary and scientific writer, Englefield had a broad range of interests ranging from the orbits of the comets and the geology of the Isle of Wight to Roman antiquities. He was President of the Society of Antiquaries, (1811-12), Secretary of the Dilettanti Society and Fellow of the Royal Society.
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1802
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