Portrait of John Harrison

Print made by Philippe Joseph Tassaert. After Thomas King.1768

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

Portrait; three-quarters length seated to left wearing a plain suit and chin-length wig, looking towards the viewer, left hand on his hip, gesturing with the other, a small clock and diagram of on the table beside him and a large case containing the workings of a clock, behind to left; after T. King. 1768


  • Title: Portrait of John Harrison
  • Creator: Print made by Philippe Joseph Tassaert. After Thomas King.
  • Date Created: 1768
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 393 millimetres x Width: 285 millimetres
  • Production place: London, England
  • Copyright: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • British Museum link: 2010,7081.3476
  • Acquisition: Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.

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