Harris, Samuel (1783-1819). [Portrait of Mather Byles]; Red chalk. Framed image: (15 ¾ x 12 in) (40 x 30 ½ cm). No date. Bequest of William Bentley, 1819. [Old number: Weis 25] Enlarge
Bust portrait of Byles facing left turned towards the viewer. He is wearing clerical robes and a white collar. He has a heavy-set face and a large nose; he is wearing a long wig. The image is inscribed in the lower right and underneath the portrait in Arabic. Note: image not unframed for inventory.