Ink engraver's guide for a copper-plate engraving of The Rev. John Wesley
The reverse image showing Wesley's bust in profile, facing to his right (left when printed). The figure is surrounded by flower and bow border naming the subject 'The Rev:d John Wesley M.A.' The quality of the drawing is such that it could also be an engraving.
- Creation: c. 1750
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7963, fol. 16].
MS. Eng. c. 7963, fol. 16
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8114
Ink engraver's guide for a copper-plate engraving of The Rev. John Wesley, c. 1750.
Biographical / Historical
John Wesley (1703-1791), Evangelist and Leader of Methodism. For more information see the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from John Price, 19 July 2013
- Ink engraver's guide for a copper-plate engraving of The Rev. John Wesley, c. 1750
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