Reference numberPT/17/3/2
TitlePlate, woman posed for portrait facing various directions by unknown artist
DescriptionGraphite drawing of a woman posed for a portrait. Two flaps covering the lower half of the woman's face offer different positioning of the woman's face in relation to her eyes depending on which flap is folded out. Includes graphite emendations to the drawing. Only the view with all flaps folded in was published in Philosophical Transactions as Plate XI.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the apparent direction of eyes in a portrait'.

Read 27 May 1824.
Extent3p [note that this extent reflects the number of images required for digitisation]
Physical descriptionGraphite drawing on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0236
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1824.0016
Related records in the cataloguePT/17/3
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8298Wollaston; William Hyde (1766 - 1828); chemist, physicist and physiologist1766 - 1828
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