Credit: ©The Royal Society
    Image number: RS.17146

    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
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