Chalk Portrait by Robert Mathew Sully

The Old Radical: Representations of Jeremy Bentham

Addition to Catalogue entry No. 20, p.42.

It is now possible to view the original pencil and white chalk portrait on which the lithograph is based, through Visual Information Access at Harvard University Library website: [Type Jeremy Bentham into the search field.The Sully portrait appears as the fourth item, reference number 006843098.] Sully visited Bentham in London in 1827 when he drew this portrait, and a sketch of Bentham writing at his desk [Catalogue No. 21].