image Culpepper N, IM006222
Image number: RS.17187
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Nicholas Culpeper

Date

mid-17th century

Sitter

Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654, British), Botanist

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p145

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 100mm
width (page): 75mm

Description

Engraving of a half-length portrait of Nicholas Culpeper with a nativity chart in his right hand, a book in his left and a globe on the table. Framed with coloured slips of decorative pattern.

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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