[Portrait of Martin Master.]Vera Effigies Dom Martini Master Philom Cantuariensis AEtat suae 53 an nat 1607
[Pub. T. & H. Rodd 1821?]
Etching, sheet 145 x 135mm (5¾ x 5¼"). Rubbed; ms annotations; trimmed inside platemark.
Martin Master (b.1607), mathematician and inventor of the measuring wheel. Richard Gaywood engraved his likeness in 1661 as the frontispiece to Master's 'Surveyor's Perambulator'. This print is probably the 1821 facsimile listed by O'Donoghue.
O'D 3? W. 1940-2.
[Ref: 35309] £75.00