Horace Hayman Wilson (1786 - 1860)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Scholar of Sanscrit, teacher, librarian. From 1809 to 1833 he worked in Calcutta; from 1833 to 1836 in Oxford; from 1836 in London.
Essays On Indian Antiquities, Historic, Numismatic, And Palæographic, Of The Late James Prinsep, F.R.S., Secretary To The Asiatic Society Of Bengal; To Which Are Added His Useful Tables, Illustrative Of Indian History, Chronology, Modern Coinages, Weights, Measures, Etc. Edited, With Notes, And Additional Matter, By Edward Thomas, Late Of The Bengal Civil Service; Member Of The Asiatic Societies Of Calcutta, London, And Paris. In Two Volumes. - Vol. I. (II.) With Numerous Illustrations. - London:: 1858.