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Three Oriental Heads. 1780

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Three Oriental Heads. 1780

J. H. Mortimer's sketch.

Etching. 350 × 330.

Under the image on the left: Drawn by J. H. Mortimer,
on the right: Etch’d by R. Blyth;
in the center there is a dedication to Joseph Banks: To Joseph Banks Esq.r, President of the Royal Society, this print is humbly inscribed by his much obliged and most obedient servant R. Blyth;
Below on the left: London: Publish’d as the Act directs, May 1st. 1780, by R. Blyth No. 27 Great Castle Street, Cavendish Square, 1780.

Inv. G 501.

Mortimer, John Hamilton (1741–1777) is an English art and graphic painter.

Banks, Joseph, Sir (1743–1820) is an English naturalist, botanist, participant in the first round the world journey by J. Cook. President of the Royal Society (1778–1820).

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