image Aubrey J, IM006095
Image number: RS.17117
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Aubrey

Date

1719

Sitter

John Aubrey (1626-1697, British), Antiquary

Creator

Michael Vandergucht (1660-1725, Flemish), Engraver

After

William Faithorne the Elder (1611-1691, British), Engraver

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v3 p13

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (Plate): 162mm
width (Plate): 48598mm

Subject

Description

Portrait of John Aubrey, engraved by Michael Vandergucht, after William Faithorne. Framed with coloured slips of decorative pattern. Aubrey was an antiquary, natural philosopher and writer.

From a set of albums known as Collectanea Newtoniana, a selection of prints, original artwork and manuscripts relating to Newton, collected by Charles Turnor (1768-1853). Turnor was an astronomer, collector and Fellow of the Royal Society. He owned Woolsthorpe Manor (Newton’s birthplace).

Related Fellows

Isaac Newton (1642-1727, British), Natural philosopher
John Aubrey (1626-1697, British), Antiquary

Associated place

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