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Portrait of Brook Taylor (1685-1731)

Engraved portrait of the English mathematician "Brook Taylor, L.L.D. & R.S.S. 1714," noted for his contribution to the development of calculus. Done by renowned mezzotint engraver Richard Earlom (1743-1822), "From an Original Picture in the Possession of Lady Young," after an unknown artist . [Note: Possibly published in 1811, when many R. Earlom mezzotint portraits were published.] This same engraving can also be found as part of the British National Portrait Gallery's archival collection.


ID: 2002-00537
Taylor, Brook

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 5.5 x 8 in.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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