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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    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.17117
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