Title: Portrait of William Hasledine Pepys
Creator: Day & Haghe after Walter
Description: Portrait of William Hasledine Pepys, by Day & Haghe after Walter, ‘Athenaeum Portrait no.34’, published by Thomas McLean.
William Hasledine Pepys was one of the original 13 founders of the Geological Society of London.
WILLIAM HASLEDINE PEPYS (1775-1856), of the Poultry, a member of the Society of Friends, was a chemist and natural philosopher, and a descendant of Sir Richard Pepys, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland. He resigned his fellowship of the Society in 1829. From Woodward, H B ‘History of the Geological Society of London’, London: Longmans, Green & Co (1907).
Date: May 1836
Archive reference: GSL/POR/56/109
Image reference: 01-58
Recommended print size: Up to 10 x 8 inches (25 x 14cm)