Frederick Winsor

Made:
1830 in United Kingdom
lithographer:
Day and Son
artist:
John Alfred Vinter

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Portrait, lithograph, print: Frederick Winsor, Day and Son, 1830. Originator of public gas lighting, J.A. Vinter in bottom LH corner. With facsimile signature: "Died 11th. May 1830 Aged 68". - Caption continues: "FOUNDER OF THE GAS-LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY, INCORPORATED BY CHARTER A.D. 1812. The Street first lighted by Gas was PALL-MALL during the Sessions of Parliament, of 1809 and 1810. The eastern portion of that Street is represented above fronting Carlton House with the Gas Lamp-Posts which extended from St. James's Palace to Cockspur Street." Portrait, HL to L, seated, looking front, r.arm on Street plans; beside globe and [decorative lamps?] with Pall Mall in background. On India paper

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1991-62
Measurements:
print: 347 mm x 293 mm
type:
print, lithograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • planographic print
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints
status:
Permanent collection

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