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Reference numberMS/648
LevelSubFonds
Title"Collectanea Newtoniana", by Charles Turnor
Date1837
DescriptionCollected prints, original artwork and manuscripts relating to Sir Isaac Newton. Title page: "Collectanea Newtoniana. Being a selection of the most authentic engraved portraits of Sir Isaac Newton Knt., and other eminent Philosphers Mathematicians and Distinguished Men who were connected with, or whose pursuits bore an affinity to those of that illustrious person from the time of Copernicus to the Death of Newton accompanied with a Memoir of each. Collected arranged and compiled by Charles Turnor F.R.A.S. & F.S.A. Prebendary of Lincoln. AD MDCCCXXXVII." Collection and supporting text is presented on leaves with decorative borders. Beneath the title page of volume 1 "Arms painted by Thos Dowse, 39 Upper Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square".
Extent6 volumes
Physical descriptionBound in green morocco, gilded.
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor, in addition to sundial carved by Newton as a child at Woolsthorpe
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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