David Brewster [facsimile signature.]Author of 'The Life of Newton'.
Etching. 262 x 203mm. 10¼ x 8".
Sir David Brewster (1781-1868) was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer and university principal. In 1855 he issued 'Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton', which embodied the results of more than twenty years' investigation of original manuscripts and other available sources.
NPG: D1096. See Wellcome: 417-2.
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