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David Brewster portrait engraving Henry Raeburn kaleidoscope

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Sir David Brewster


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Original antique medical print


Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA( FSSA MICE (1781 - 1868) was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer, historian of science and university principal. He invented the kaleidoscope and an improved version of the stereoscope applied to photography. For further information on the artist, follow the following link:

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A couple of very short tears at the edge of the sheet.

Additional Information

artist William Holl (1807-1871) after Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823)
method Steel engraving
date C1860
size 270mm by 175mm (sheet)
SKU MD6058