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Title: A Philosopher Shewing an Experiment on the Air Pump
Valentine Green (British, Salford 1739–1813 London)
after Joseph Wright (Wright of Derby) (British, Derby 1734–1797 Derby)
Date: June 24, 1769
Medium: Mezzotint; second state of two (Chaloner Smith); third state of three (Whitman)
Dimensions: Sheet (trimmed within plate): 18 15/16 × 23 1/8 in. (48.1 × 58.7 cm)
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number: 53.600.567
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