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Portrait of Petrus Van Musschenbroek (1692-1761)

Mezzotint done by German engraver Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767) of Dutch physicist Petrus Van Musschenbroek, who invented the Leyden jar (a device that stores electric charge), after a portrait done by Jan Maurits Quinkhard (1688-1772). He was a doctor of philocophy and medicine, and a professor of philosophy and mathematics at the Academia Lugduno-Batava.

ID: 1952-00014
Musschenbroek, Petrus van

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 10 x 15 1/2 inches

Topics: History of Science

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