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Isaac Milner mathematician portrait engraving print

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Isaac Milner


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Original antique portrait print


Isaac Milner FRS (1750 - 1820) was a mathematician, an inventor, the President of Queens' College, Cambridge and Lucasian Professor of Mathematics. He was instrumental in the 1785 religious conversion of William Wilberforce and a great supporter of the abolitionists' campaign against the slave trade, steeling Wilberforce with his assurance before the 1789 Parliamentary debate. He was also a natural philosopher and the Dean of Carlisle. Accompanied by original descriptive text.

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artist Henry Meyer (1782?-1847) after John Jackson (1778-1831)
method Stipple engraving
date 1815
size 380mm by 327mm (platemark)
SKU PT6061