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Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), 1829

Identifier: FA-PR-0096
Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) still image
Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) still image

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Caltech Images is a collection of over ten thousand images representing Caltech's history and the people who have contributed to the Caltech story. It includes historic and contemporary photographs of people and places, reproductions of historic scientific artifacts and art, and illustrations drawn from Caltech's rare book collection in the history of science and technology.


  • Creation: 1829

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1 photographs (negative)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Engraving of Newton portrait done by William Derby (1786-1847), with permission by engraver Willam Thomas Fry (1789-1843), after a Newton portrait done in 1702 by the reknowned German/English baroque portrait painter Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723). The original oil painting is on display in the British National Portrait Gallery. Fry’s original engraving of Newton was one of eight portraits done between 1829 and 1843 for the 2nd edition of Edmond Lodge’s Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. Published by Harding and Lepard, London.

Repository Details

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