image Hadley J, IM006160
Image number: RS.17147
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Hadley

Date

6 December 1734

Sitter

John Hadley (1682-1744, British), Mathematician

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v4 p171

Material

Dimensions

height (Paper): 135mm
width (Paper): 104mm

Subject

Description

Drawing in graphite of John Hadley (1682-1744).

John Hadley was a mathematician and 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