image Hadley J, IM006159
Image number: RS.17146
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Hadley

Date

18th century

Sitter

John Hadley (1682-1744, British), Mathematician

Creator

Unknown, Artist

After

Thomas Gibson (1675-1751, British), Portraitist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v4 p171

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (plate): 253mm
width (plate): 218mm

Subject

Description

Portrait of John Hadley, drypoint engraving.

John Hadley was a mathematician who became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1717.

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).

Transcription

T Gibson pinx.

Simon fecit

Sold by E. Cooper at the 3 Pigeons in Bedford Street
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Related Fellows

Isaac Newton (1642-1727, British), Natural philosopher
John Hadley (1682-1744, British), Mathematician

Associated place