Portrait print from etching of Gowin Knight, 1751

Made:
1751 in London
artist:
Benjamin Wilson
and
Benjamin Wilson
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print. etching. Gowin Knight M, B, F.R.S / painted and etched by B. Wilson. 1751. after the oil by Wilson in the British Museum, London. 14.5 x 10cm. Portrait Gowin Knight 1713-1772, TQL seated, experimented with magnetism and developed the azimuth compass. Benjamin Wilson 1721-1788

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1903-164
type:
print
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest
status:
Permanent collection

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