image Moxon J, IM006129
Image number: RS.17123
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Joseph Moxon

Date

1699

Sitter

Joseph Moxon (b.1627, British), Instrument maker

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v3 p79

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (Plate): 185mm
width (Plate): 134mm

Subject

Description

Portrait of Joseph Moxon, engraved by an unknown artist and published in 1699.

Joseph Moxon (1627-1691) was a printer specialising in mathematical books and maps, and a mathematical instrument maker. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in November 1678.

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
Joseph Moxon (1627-1691, British), Instrument maker

Associated place

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