Portrait of Edmond Halley George Vertue
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Portrait of Edmond Halley
Head and shoulders portrait of Edmond Halley, turned to the left [as viewed], looking directly out at the viewer. With a curled wig, a loose dark gown and a white necktie. In an oval frame, mounted on a plinth. From a portrait at the National Portrait Gallery.
Inscribed below: ‘R. Philips pinxit G Vertue Sculp.
Edmundus Halleius R.S.S.
Astronomus Regius et Geometriae Professor Savilianus’
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.
Edmond Halley (1656-1742), British astronomer, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1678.
- Image reference: RS-19537
- ©The Royal Society
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