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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-33:173
Type of object:  picture
Dimensions:  329 x 206mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  other
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 2
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1762
Short summary:  Portrait of Thomas Morell at his desk with organ in the background. Wm Hogarth del. James Basire, Sculp. Frontespiece from book.
Person:  Basire, James, 1730? (Clerkenwell)-1802 (London), Engraver, artist
Person:  Hogarth, William, 1697 (London)-1764 (London), Painter, Engraver, Satirist, artist
Person:  Morell, Thomas, 1703 (Eton)-1784 (Turnham Green), Classical scholar, Librettist, portrayed
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Morell, Thomas, Thesaurus Graecae poeseos: sive lexicon Graecoprosodiacum... Eton 1762. (Book)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 2
Type of element:  signature
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1784 (before)
Short summary:  Signature
Person:  Morell, Thomas, 1703 (Eton)-1784 (Turnham Green), Classical scholar, Librettist, author
COMMENTS
Comments:  A frontespiece (214 x 154 mm) from a book has been mounted on a stiffer sheet of paper together with a cut out signature (13 x 47 mm). The sheet - taken from an other album? (see numbering at the top) - has been unevenly trimmed at the inner margin, which is 199 mm at the bottom of the sheet. A biographical note has been added to the sheet, and a later note in pencil.
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