Roger Long, D.D. F.R.S.
Published by W. Bent, London, 1786.
Engraving. 171 x 107mm. 6¾ x 4¼".
Roger Long (1680-1770) was a Divine and astronomer. He was a versatile person, serving as an astronomer, country vicar and teacher. He was master of Pembroke College, Cambridge from 1734 to 1770, and was first Professor of Astronomy and Geometry from 1750. He arranged for a planetarium to be built in the grounds of Pembroke College. fter Benjamin Wilson (1721-88), painter and electrical scientist.
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