Portrait prints of scientists, 1473-1898.

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Barchas, Cecile M.,. Portrait prints of scientists, 1473-1898.

Portrait prints of scientists, 1473-1898.

Photographic prints from the Samuel I. and Cecile M. Barchas collection include the following scientists: Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, Peter Apian, F. Arago, Aristotle, Jean Sylvain Bailly, Jöns Jakob Berzelius, F.W. Bessel, Johann Elert Bode, Robert Boyle, James Bradley, Tycho Brahe, David Brewster, Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Nicolaus Copernicus, Humphry Davy, J.B. Delambre, René Descartes, John Dollond, Leonhard Euler, Michael Faraday, John Flamsteed, M. de Fontenelle, Jean Baptiste Fourier, Benjamin Franklin, Joseph von Fraunhofer, Pierre Gassendi, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Edmond Halley, Caroline Lucretia Herschel, John F. W. Herschel, William Herschel, Christiaan Huygens, Johannes Kepler, J. L. Lagrange, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande, Pierre Simon Laplace, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, U. J. Le Verrier, Nevil Maskelyne, Gerhard Mercator, Charles Messier, Isaac Newton, W. Olbers, Ptolemy, René-Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, Angelo Secchi, Edwin A. Stevens. James Watt. One of the prints is unidentified. Biographical sketches from the periodical, The popular science monthly, are about Angelo Secchi, Joseph von Fraunhofer, Caroline Lucretia Herschel; another insert is about David Brewster. Artists and printmakers are also identified. These include: Pierre-Michel Alix, Charles Beaubrun, Julien-Léopold Boilly, Louis, Boilly, Johann Friedrich Bolt, Johann Theodor de Bry, Nicholas Gabriel Dupuis, William Thomas Fry, Jules Gaildrau, Franz Gareis, Johann Elias Haid, Frans Hals, Benjamin Holl, William Holl, Thomas Hudson, Godfrey Kneller, Thomas, Lawrence, James Lonsdale, Frederick Mackenzie, Jean Denis Nargeot, James Posselwhite, Henry Raeburn, Denis Auguste Marie Raffett, John Russell, Edward Scriven, Ambroise Tardieu, James Thomson, Charles Albert Waltner.

78 items (68 prints, 10 p. biographical reprints.

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