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Description

A portrait of Samuel Johnson by Joshua Reynolds showing Johnson pulling a book's cover back and concentrating intensely on its words. It also, Johnson felt, shows his weak eyes.

Date 1775[1]
Source Originally in English Wikipedia, uploaded 21:07, 2005 June 14 by w:User:Geogre
Scanned from: Rogers, Pat (2001). The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature. Oxford University Press, p. 241. ISBN 1435295811
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  • (del) (cur) 02:07, 15 June 2005 . . en:User:Geogre Geogre ( en:User_talk:Geogre Talk) . . 832x1119 (547160 bytes) (The famous en:Joshua_Reynolds Joshua Reynolds portrait of en:Samuel_Johnson Samuel Johnson showing Johnson pulling a book's cover back and concentrating intensely on its words. It also, Johnson felt, shows his weak eyes. { { PD-art } })

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  1. Description page at The Bridgeman Art Library (Image ID: BAL 1551)

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current20:15, 30 March 2006Thumbnail for version as of 20:15, 30 March 2006832 × 1,119 (534 KB)PFHLaiA portrait of Samuel Johnson by Joshua Reynolds showing Johnson pulling a book's cover back and concentrating intensely on its words. It also, Johnson felt, shows his weak eyes. Originally in English Wikipedia, uploaded 21:07, 2005 June 14 by [[User:Geog

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