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Reference numberMS/648/1/115
LevelItem
TitlePrint, "Newton with the Prism", by [James?] Meadows after George Romney (1734-1802)
Date1809
DescriptionFanciful historical reconstruction in which the seated Newton holds prism in a beam of sunlight to cast a [monochrome] spectrum on the wall behind. Two women look, one carrying a tray on which is a carafe of water. An orrery is in the foreground. "Newton with the Prism. Romney Pinx. Meadows Sculp. Published April 14th 1809 by Thomas Payne Pall Mall".
Extent1 print
Physical descriptionStipple engraving, on paper
Dimensions213x281mm.
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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