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Portrait of George Stokes (1819-1903)

Reproduction of a stipple and line-engraved portrait of Irish mathematician and physicist Sir George Gabriel Stokes; done by engraver Charles Henry Jeens (1827-1879). Stokes was one of the most influential scientists of the era, was Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University and Secretary of the Royal Society. His most famous work was in the field of fluid mechanics.

Tan Deckle background.

ID: 2001-00548
Stokes, George

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 9 x 13 inches; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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