Johnson, Samuel

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Basic data

  1. Dr. Johnson Alternative Names
  2. September 18, 1709 in Lichfield
  3. December 13, 1784 in London
  4. Schriftsteller, Dichter, Lexikograf
  5. Birmingham, London

Iconography

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Johnson's birthplace in Market Square, Lichfield (Source: Wikimedia)
Entrance of Pembroke College, Oxford (Source: Wikimedia)
Elizabeth "Tetty" Porter, Johnson's wife (Source: Wikimedia)
Edial Hall School (Source: Wikimedia)
Title page of London second edition (Source: Wikimedia)
Johnson's Dictionary Vol. 1 (1755) title page (Source: Wikimedia)
Johnson's Dictionary Vol. 2 (1755) title page (Source: Wikimedia)
Dr. Johnson in the ante-room of Lord Chesterfield. Coloured engraving by E.M. Ward. (Source: Wikimedia)
Johnson, by John Opie (Source: Wikimedia)
A literary party, 1781, of Johnson (second from left) and other members of "The Club". (Source: Wikimedia)
James Boswell at 25, by George Willison (Source: Wikimedia)
Johnson (1775) showing his intense concentration and the weakness of his eyes; he did not want to be depicted as "Blinking Sam." This unique portrait showing his nearsightedness is in the Huntington Library in San Marino, California.[133] (Source: Wikimedia)
Hester Thrale and her daughter Queeney (Source: Wikimedia)
The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749) title page (Source: Wikimedia)
Plays of William Shakespeare (1773 expanded edition) title page (Source: Wikimedia)
A caricature of Johnson by James Gillray mocking him for his literary criticism; he is shown doing penance for Apollo and the Muses with Mount Parnassus in the background. (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Samuel Johnson c.1770 (Source: Wikimedia)
Reynolds' 1769 portrait depicting Johnson's "odd gesticulations"[211] (Source: Wikimedia)
Statue of Dr Johnson erected in 1838 opposite the house where he was born at Lichfield's Market Square. There are also statues of him in London and Uttoxeter.[224] (Source: Wikimedia)
Bust of Johnson by Joseph Nollekens, 1777. (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Samuel Johnson, Friedrich Fleischmann - 1818/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Samuel Johnson, Friedrich Fleischmann - 1818/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Samuel Johnson, Johann Georg Sturm - 1757/1793 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Samuel Johnson, Charles Townley - 1786 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Samuel Johnson, Johann Christian Dieterich - 1784 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Samuel Johnson, Reynolds, Joshua -  (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Samuel Johnson, Darton, William - 1822 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Samuel Johnson, John Fielding -  (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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