Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Gurney

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Title

Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Gurney

Subject

illustration
manuals (instructional materials)
Gurney
Frontispiece

Description

A portrait of Thomas Gurney, inventor of the Gurney shorthand system.

Creator

Gurney, Thomas
Gurney, Joseph
Gurney, William Brodie

Source

Brachygraphy, or, an Easy and Compendious System of Shorthand, Sixteenth Edition (London: Saunders and Benning, 1835), private collection

Publisher

Saunders and Benning

Date

1835

Rights

You may use this image in accordance with the license https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Identifier

BrachygraphyGurneyPortrait

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Original Format

illustration

Files

A black and white illustration on a book page. The illustration is of a man with a rounded face. He is wearing a white wig, necktie, waistcoat and jacket. He is smiling with mouth closed. His portrait is illustrated in an oval decorative frame. Beneath the frame are depictions of books, papers and a pen and ink stand. At the bottom of the illustration are the words 'Thomas Gurney' separated by a crest.

Collection

Citation

Gurney, Thomas, Gurney, Joseph, and Gurney, William Brodie, “Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Gurney,” The Dickens Code, accessed June 21, 2024, https://dickenscode.omeka.net/items/show/60.

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