The Old Castle, Sherborne, Dorset
Thomas Rackett (1757-1840)
Ex Agnews, London
Image Dimensions : 9½" x 15" (24.1cm x 38.1cm)
Price : £1,100
Thomas Rackett Biography
He was son of Thomas Rackett of Wandsworth, Surrey. Theodosius Forrest and Paul Sandby taught Rackett drawing. John Hunter interested him in natural history. He matriculated at University College, Oxford, on 16 November 1773, and graduated B.A. in 1777 and M.A. in 1780.