Title Sir Hugh Myddelton, his hand resting on a shell, from which flows water, set on a rock. Line engraving by G. Vertue, 1722, after C. Johnson, 1632.


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Physical description 1 print : engraving ; image and border 31.1 x 26 cm
References R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 2110.1
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 7118i
Lettering Sir Hugh Myddelton knight & baronet. The famous aqueduct call'd the New River was perform'd at his charge (notwithstanding many natural difficulties, and the envious opposition he met with) A.D. 1613. He also caus'dto be wrought the silver mines in Wales, to the great advantage of the Crown & of the public. Dij tibi Divitas dederant, artemq; fruendi. Ad tabulam Cornelij Janssonij, jam penes illustriss. comitem Oxoniensem, Georgius Vertue sculpsit, A.D. 1722
Author, etc. Janssen van Ceulen, Cornelius, 1593-1661.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Subject name Myddelton, Hugh, Sir, 1560?-1631.
Topic-LCSH Water-supply.
Genre/Technique Portrait prints.
Engravings.
Copy photo no. V 4199
System no. .b11706946
Record no. 7118i