Robert John Thornton, M.D. and View of Guys Hospital
Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, 1727 - 1815
after John Russell, English, 1745 - 1806
Engraving and etching on wove paper
Sheet: 21 3/4 × 17 3/4 in. (55.2 × 45.1 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund
Place Made: Italy, Europe
Not on view
Printed, upper plate, lower left: Russell R.A. pinx.; lower right: Bartolozzi R.A. sculp.; center: ROBERT JOHN THORNTON, M.D./Public Lecturer on Medical Botany.; inscribed, on lower plate, lower left: Elmes, Archt.t del.t; lower right: W. Woolnoth Sculp.t; center: Entrance into that most noble Public Charity and admirable Medical Establishment Guys Hospital.
Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1960.
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