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Musaeum Tradescantianum; Or, A Collection of Rarities Preserved at South Lambeth, near London, by John Tradescant

Author:
John Tradescant, the Younger (British, Meopham, Kent 1608–1662)
Printer:
John Grismond (London) for Nathanael Brooke, London
Illustrator:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Sitter:
Two portraits of Hester Tradescant (British, active 17th century)
Date:
1656
Medium:
Illustrations: etching, engraving
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 1/2 in. (14 x 8.5 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.45
Not on view
DNB LVII, p. 145 ff.; Pennington 1512-1513 (portraits by Hollar); O'Donoghue IV.300.1 (printed in color) and 301.4
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