by John Faber Jr, sold by Henry Overton, sold by John Hole, sold by Thomas Wall, after Hamlet Winstanley
mezzotint, circa 1730-1751
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (354 mm x 254 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Artistsback to top
- John Faber Jr (circa 1695-1756), Engraver and portrait and miniature painter. Artist associated with 816 portraits.
- John Hole (active 1720s), Publisher. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
- Henry Overton (1675 or 1676-1751), Printseller. Artist associated with 9 portraits.
- Thomas Wall (active 1730-1746), Printseller. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
- Hamlet Winstanley (1700-1761), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 17 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
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Glasite sect, which promoted a form of primitive Christianity, established in Scotland by John Glas.
Last native roe deer in England is reputedly killed in Northumberland.
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The Daily Advertiser is established as the first newspaper funded by advertising.
Mathematician and inventor John Hadley invents the octant, a navigating device which precedes the sextant.
InternationalFrederick, Crown Prince of Prussia, tries to flee to Britain but is imprisoned by his father Frederick William I.
Pope Clement XII succeeds Benedict XIII as the 246th pope.
Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius observes the aurora borealis and suggests the existence of the earth's magnetic field.