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Portrait of John Kersey the elder (1616-1677)
Head and shoulders portrait of John Kersey, facing to the viewer's right and shown with long dark hair and a moustache. Dressed in a dark coat with a white lawn collar. In an oval framing device bearing the inscription: "IOHN KERSEY BORNE AT BODICOT NEERE BANBURY IN THE COUNTY OF OXFORD AO. DNI. 1616." Below, an inscription on a sculptured banner: "Vox audita perit Litera scripta manet." On either side of this, two open and two closed volumes, the former with mathematical content. Inscribed below: "Soust pinx.1672. Faithorne Sculp." John Kersey was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Original: engraving. 1673
- Image ref: RS-2149
- The Royal Society