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The Honorable Justice [John] Wilson

18th century
352 x 252 mm (13.9 x 9.9 in.)

John Murphy, Irish, (ca. 1748–after 1820)
After George Romney, British (English), (1734–1802)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on laid paper
State: Second of three states
Print impression quality: Fair
Edition: Published July 1792
Marks: Inscribed, lower right: “I: Murphy Sculp July 1792”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Gift of Stephen Henry Olin (B.A. Wesleyan 1866, former Wesleyan University President) to the donor’s father-in-law, William Gordon (B.A. Wesleyan 1906, former Trustee).
Bibliography: Chaloner Smith 19; see donor file.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Gordon Murphy, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.34.2

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  • judges - Persons who arbitrate disputes, advise counsel, jury, litigants, or court personnel, and administer judicial systems. DOT [December 1992 alternate term added.]
  • law (discipline) - Area of knowledge or study of the principles and regulations established in a state or community by some authority and binding on its people, whether in the form of legislation or of custom and policies recognized and enforced by judicial decision. Also the professional practice that deals with these principles and regulations and legal procedure. [November 1995 related term added. August 1995 descriptor changed, was "law". June 1994 scope note added; related terms added.]
  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

  • plate Dimensions: 352 x 252 mm (13.9 x 9.9 in.)

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