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'Scientific researches! - new discoveries in pneumaticks! - or - an experimental lecture on the powers of air'

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'Scientific researches! - new discoveries in pneumaticks! - or - an experimental lecture on the powers of air', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 23 May 1802 - NPG D13036 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Scientific researches! - new discoveries in pneumaticks! - or - an experimental lecture on the powers of air'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1802
10 in. x 13 7/8 in. (253 mm x 352 mm) plate size; 10 3/4 in. x 14 1/2 in. (272 mm x 369 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13036


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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • Hannah Humphrey (active 1778-1822), Publisher and printseller. Artist associated with 717 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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