A gentleman said to be Jimmy Thomson, the actor, English School, circa 1740
A gentleman said to be Jimmy Thomson, the actor, English School, circa 1740
A gentleman said to be Jimmy Thomson, the actor, English School, circa 1740

A gentleman said to be Jimmy Thomson, the actor, English School, circa 1740

c. 1740 United Kingdom

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Wearing large powdered bag wig tied in a pigtail, blue cloak over white chemise
in turned wood frame, the reverse with label inscribed with sitter's name

James Thomson, the English poet, author of The Seasons, was born at Ednam, in Roxburghshire, on the 11th of September 1700 - the third son and fourth child of Thomas Thomson, minister of that place. His poetry david gave expression to the achievements of Newtonian science and to an England reaching toward great political power based on commercial and maritime expansion.
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Height 2.00 inch (5.08 cm)
Stock Code
4839
Medium
watercolour on vellum
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