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R. Lovett, of the Cathedral Church of Worcester

  • Robert Hancock, English. After I. Wright
  • Image: 12.5 x 10 in.
    Mezzotint on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.056
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A mezzotint of Richard Lovett (1692–1780), a British physicist who wrote Philosophical Essays in Three Parts, which he appears to be reading here. He also wrote a brief theory of the north magnetic pole, and the mariner's compass needle.

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Author of Philosophical Essays in Three Parts.

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