Joh: Jacobus Scheuchzerus: Med. D. Helvetio-Tiguinus Soc: Reg: Lond: et Acad. Nat.
Engraving, rare. 131 x 78mm (5¼ x 3"). Cut.
Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733) the Swiss scholar. He took his degree of doctor in medicine at the University of Utrecht and then went to Altdorf to complete his mathematical studies. He then returned to his home town of Zurich and was made junior town physician with the promise of professorship of mathematics. In 1733 he was promoted to the chair of physics with the office of senior town physician.
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