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Authorised form of nameReynolds; Sir; Joshua (1723 - 1792)
SurnameReynolds
ForenamesJoshua
Dates1723 - 1792
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Plympton-Earl's, Devon, England (16 July 1723)
Death:
His house in Leicester Fields, London (23 February 1792)
Burial:
Next to the grave of Bishop Newton and near that of Wren, in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral, London
ActivityHonours:
Kt 1769
Memberships:
Royal Academy (first President 1768-1792); Royal Society of Arts;
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
15/01/1761
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Martin Kemp, 'True to Their Natures: Sir Joshua Reynolds and Dr William Hunter at the Royal Academy of Arts' in NR 1992 vol 46 pp 77-88
John R Levene, 'Benjamin Franklin, FRS, Sir Joshua Reynolds, FRS, PRA, Benjamin West, PRA and the Invention of Bifocals' in NR 1972-3 vol 27 pp 141-163, plate
W P Griffith and P J T Morris, 'Charles Hatchett FRS (1765 - 1847), chemist and discoverer of niobium' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 299 - 316
Royal Society codeNA5156
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1760/14Reynolds, Sir Joshua: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003798Reynolds, Sir Joshuand
CB/2/500Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Joshua Reynolds17 January 1791
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