Isaacus Barrow S.T.P. Reg. Ma.ti A Sacris coll. S.S. Trini. Cantab. Praefec. Nec-Non Acad. Eiusdem Procanc: 1676.
Engraving. Platemark: 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"), large margins.
Portrait of Isaac Barrow (1630-1677), head and shoulders in an oval frame, long hair, wearing bands, gown and robes, with a coat of arms below. Barrow was an English theologian and mathmatician who is generally remembered for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus, and particularly for the discovery of the fundamental theorem of calculus. Isaac Newton was a student of Barrow's and went on to develop calculus in a modern form.
Wellcome Library no. 792i; ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
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