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A Philosopher Giving That Lecture on the Orrery in Which a Lamp Is Put in Place of the Sun

Photo credit: Derby Museums Trust

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Derby Museum and Art Gallery


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    147.3 x 203.2 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift via public subscription and presented to the Corporation Art Gallery as a memorial to the painter by a few of his admirers, 1884


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Derby Museum and Art Gallery

The Strand, Derby, Derbyshire DE1 1BS England

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