image Pascal B, IM006225
Image number: RS.17185
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Blaise Pascal

Date

1662-1707

Sitter

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662, French), Mathematician

Creator

Gérard Edelinck (1640-1707, Flemish), engraver

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p129

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 304mm
width (page): 220mm

Description

Engraving of a half-length portrait in an oval frame of the philosopher Blaise Pascal, with his coat of arms.

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

Associated place

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