Portraits of Astronomers, 1712 - 1990
Scope and Contents
A collection of loose portrait plates, chiefly of astronomers, printed from engravings, drawings and photographs. The portraits are arranged alphabetically by surname of the sitter. Alongside astronomers, sitters include physicists, mathematicians and other scientists of note. The collection also includes a single portrait of King Charles II, an RGO staff photograph, and a book of portraits of astronomers.
- 1712 - 1990
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3 archive box(es) (3 boxes (1 outsized) ) : Paper
2 item(s) (2 loose items) : Paper
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accumulated by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Catalogued by Dr Emma Saunders, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, November 2014
Royal Greenwich Observatory
Finding aid date
- From the Management Group: Royal Greenwich Observatory (Organization)
Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository
Cambridge University Library
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom
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