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Image number: RS.17184
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Ismaël Bullialdus

Date

1697

Sitter

Ismael Bullialdus (1605-1694, French), Astronomer

Creator

Pierre Louis van Schuppen (1627-1702, Flemish), Printmaker

After

Jacques van Schuppen (b.1670, French), Painter

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p125

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 301mm
width (page): 262mm

Description

Engraving of a half-length portrait in an oval frame of the French astronomer Ismael Bullialdus.

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
Ismael Bullialdus (1605-1694, French), Clergyman

Associated place

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