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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-25:327
Type of object:  picture
Publisher:  Charles Knight, Pall Mall East, London
Dimensions:  252 x 183mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  18271833
Comments to date:  Charles Knight became the publisher of SDUK in July 1827, and moved his business to 22 Ludgate Street in 1833.
Short summary:  Half-length portrait of Edmund Halley. Engraved by W. T. Fry. "From an original Picure ascribed to Dahl in the possession of the Royal Society." " Under the Superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge."
Person:  Fry, William Thomas, 1789-1843 (London), Engraver, artist
Person:  Dahl, Michael, 1659 (Stockholm)-1743 (London), Portrait painter, artist?
Person:  Halley, Edmond, 1656 (Shoreditch)-1742 (Greenwich), Astronomer, portrayed
Person:  Knight, Charles, 1791 (Windsor)-1873 (Addlestone), Author, Publisher, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Royal Society (Society)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Society)
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