image Hoskins J, IM006116
Image number: RS.17136
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Hoskyns

Date

18th century

Sitter

John Hoskins (1634-1705, British), Natural philosopher

Creator

Robert White (1645-1703, British), Engraver

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v3 p173

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (Plate): 196mm
width (Plate): 134mm

Subject

Description

Portrait of John Hoskyns engraved by Robert White. Framed with coloured slips of decorative pattern.

John Hoskyns (1634-1705) was a founding member of the Royal Society and served as its president from 1682 to 1683.

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 Hoskins (1634-1705, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place

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