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Reference numberMS/648/1/111
LevelItem
TitlePortraits of Sir Isaac Newton and Sir Hans Sloane, by Jacob Smith (fl.1730s)
Date1733
DescriptionPortraits of successive Presidents of the Royal Society, approximately circular, constructed from a single spiralling line leading from one portrait to the other. Names of each subject appears within and to the left of each image: "Sr. ISAAC. NEWTON Sr. HANS. SLOANE" With decorative flourishes, inscribed above: "Ecce Gloriae Mathematicarum & Physicarum" and below "Jacob Smith del: et Sculpsit 1733".

Keynes, LVI-1.
Extent1 print
Physical descriptionEngraving, on paper
Dimensions196x338mm.
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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