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Robert John Thornton

(1768-1837), Physician, writer on botany and publisher

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 48 portraits

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Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D33078

Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by Robert John Thornton, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1799
NPG D33078

Thomas Martyn with 'View of King's College Chapel, the Public Library and Senate House', by Giovanni Vendramini, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  John Russell - NPG D34336

Thomas Martyn with 'View of King's College Chapel, the Public Library and Senate House'

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by Robert John Thornton, after John Russell
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1799
NPG D34336

Sir John Hill with 'A View of the Royal Palace in Kew Gardens', by Giovanni Vendramini, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D34343

Sir John Hill with 'A View of the Royal Palace in Kew Gardens'

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by Robert John Thornton, after Francis Cotes
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 November 1799
NPG D34343

Sir John Hill with 'A View of the Royal Palace in Kew Gardens', by Giovanni Vendramini, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D35831

Sir John Hill with 'A View of the Royal Palace in Kew Gardens'

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by Robert John Thornton, after Francis Cotes
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 November 1799
NPG D35831

Thomas Martyn with 'View of King's College Chapel, the Public Library and Senate House', by Giovanni Vendramini, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  John Russell - NPG D38302

Thomas Martyn with 'View of King's College Chapel, the Public Library and Senate House'

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by Robert John Thornton, after John Russell
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1799
NPG D38302

Sir James Edward Smith with 'The Pursuit of the Shop containing the Linnaean Collection', by William Ridley, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  John Russell - NPG D34334

Sir James Edward Smith with 'The Pursuit of the Shop containing the Linnaean Collection'

by William Ridley, published by Robert John Thornton, after John Russell
stipple and line engraving, published 25 March 1800
NPG D34334

Stephen Hales, by William Hopwood, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Hudson, and after  Coates - NPG D34344

Stephen Hales

by William Hopwood, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Hudson, and after Coates
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 December 1800 (circa 1759)
NPG D34344

Nehemiah Grew with 'Gresham College, where the first Meetings of the Royal Society were held', probably by James Newton, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Robert White - NPG D34354

Nehemiah Grew with 'Gresham College, where the first Meetings of the Royal Society were held'

probably by James Newton, published by Robert John Thornton, after Robert White
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 November 1800
NPG D34354

'Philosophers of the last Century' (John Mayow; John Evelyn), by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34358

'Philosophers of the last Century' (John Mayow; John Evelyn)

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton
line engraving and etching, published 20 December 1800
NPG D34358

Nehemiah Grew with 'Gresham College, where the first Meetings of the Royal Society were held', probably by James Newton, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Robert White - NPG D34946

Nehemiah Grew with 'Gresham College, where the first Meetings of the Royal Society were held'

probably by James Newton, published by Robert John Thornton, after Robert White
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 November 1800
NPG D34946

Stephen Hales, by William Hopwood, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Hudson, and after  Coates - NPG D35209

Stephen Hales

by William Hopwood, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Hudson, and after Coates
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 December 1800 (circa 1759)
NPG D35209

Stephen Hales, by William Hopwood, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Hudson, and after  Coates - NPG D35210

Stephen Hales

by William Hopwood, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Hudson, and after Coates
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 December 1800 (circa 1759)
NPG D35210

Jean Jacques Rousseau with 'The Tomb of Jean Jaque Rousseau', by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Allan Ramsay - NPG D34340

Jean Jacques Rousseau with 'The Tomb of Jean Jaque Rousseau'

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton, after Allan Ramsay
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 July 1801
NPG D34340

William Withering with 'Dr Withering analysing the Queen's Bath at the request of the Court of Portugal', by William Ridley, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Carl Frederik von Breda - NPG D34347

William Withering with 'Dr Withering analysing the Queen's Bath at the request of the Court of Portugal'

by William Ridley, published by Robert John Thornton, after Carl Frederik von Breda
stipple engraving and etching, published 15 November 1801
NPG D34347

'Chemical Philosophers of the present Day' (Joseph Priestley; Antoine Lavoisier), by James Caldwall, after  John Opie, and after  Jacques Louis David, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34359

'Chemical Philosophers of the present Day' (Joseph Priestley; Antoine Lavoisier)

by James Caldwall, after John Opie, and after Jacques Louis David, published by Robert John Thornton
line engraving and etching, published 1 May 1801
NPG D34359

William Withering with 'Dr Withering analysing the Queen's Bath at the request of the Court of Portugal', by William Ridley, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Carl Frederik von Breda - NPG D37069

William Withering with 'Dr Withering analysing the Queen's Bath at the request of the Court of Portugal'

by William Ridley, published by Robert John Thornton, after Carl Frederik von Breda
stipple engraving and etching, published 15 November 1801
NPG D37069

Charles Bonnet, by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34345

Charles Bonnet

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 May 1802
NPG D34345

William Curtis with 'The Frontispiece to Mr Curtis' Flora Londinensis', by William Evans, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34348

William Curtis with 'The Frontispiece to Mr Curtis' Flora Londinensis'

by William Evans, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 March 1802
NPG D34348

Joseph Pitton de Tournefort with 'A Zephyr disclosing to an astonished world, the System of Tournefort', by William Hopwood, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34355

Joseph Pitton de Tournefort with 'A Zephyr disclosing to an astonished world, the System of Tournefort'

by William Hopwood, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 August 1802
NPG D34355

William Curtis with 'The Frontispiece to Mr Curtis' Flora Londinensis', by William Evans, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34478

William Curtis with 'The Frontispiece to Mr Curtis' Flora Londinensis'

by William Evans, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 March 1802
NPG D34478

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