Portrait of Abraham Sharp George Vertue
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Portrait of Abraham Sharp
Half-length portrait of Abraham Sharp, turned slightly to the left [as viewed]. With hair long, a military style jacket and white necktie in an oval frame inscribed: ‘ABRAHAMUS SHARP MATHEMATICUS INSIGNIS OBIT XV KAL. AVG. A. DOM. MDCCXLII AETAT. XCI’. Below, an armillary sphere, a compass, a geometric figure on paper and the Sharp coat of arms.
Inscribed below: ‘G. Vertue Sculp. 1744’
Engraving from MS/648/4, Collectanea Newtoniana. A collection of prints and original artworks relating to Sir Isaac Newton, compiled and arranged by Charles Turnor, 1837.
Abraham Sharp (b.1653 - d. 1742), British mathematician and scientific instrument maker, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-19523
- ©The Royal Society
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