John Bird of London,Who furnished the Chief Observations of the world, with the most Capital Astronomical Instruments divided by him after an improved method of his own, in a manner superior to any executed before, for which, and many other improvements in the construction of Astronomical instruments, he was honoured with a considerable Recompence from the Commissioners of Longitude.
Published Dec.r 2, 1776 by V.Green, Engraver to his Majesty &c. Salisbury Street, Strand.
Framed mezzotint. 356 x 254mm, 14 x 10".
John Bird (1709-76), astronomer and instrument maker.
D. 306. Whitman 63, state iii of iii. Ex collection of the Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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