Joseph Priestley,
Joseph Priestley,
Joseph Priestley,
Joseph Priestley,

Joseph Priestley,

c. 1800 England

Offered by Timothy Millett Ltd.

£485 gbp
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Joseph Priestley, agate seal, circa 1800, shoulder length bare head bust of Joseph Priestley profile left, 24 x 20 x 28 mm, with integral loop for suspension. A small chip to the edge around the face, otherwise very fine.

Joseph Priestley,(1733 - 1804).A massive figure at the end of the eighteenth century, both in science and politics, a member of the Lunar Society and friend of Wedgwood and Benjamin Franklin.

Sold together with an impression of Miss Finch's seal impression of Priestley and a name tag. She was a granddaughter of Joseph's and part of the Wedgwood circle.She was in possession of many letters between Priestley and the Wedgwoods which had been leant to their biographer.
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