The paternal house of Sir Isaac Newton

Made:
1772 in England
maker:
T Tinkler
artist:
Samuel Sparrow

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Engraving: The paternal house of Sir Isaac Newton ... born 25 Dec. 1642. S. Sparrow after T. Tinkler 1772. Copywork.
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Print: The paternal House of Sir Isaac Newton in which He was born the 25th. Day of Decr. 1642 at Woolsthorpe,
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Print: The paternal House of Sr. Isaac Newton in which He was born the 25th. Day of Decr. 1642 at Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire. S. Sparrow Sculp, after T. Tinkler, 1772. Engraving 15.5x18.5cm. Vignette with ribbon and foliage swag surround, depicting the farm homestead birthplace of Newton, with milking and agricultural implements; above centre, armillary sphere; below, two stanzas of poem: "Here Newton dawn'd, here lofty Wisdom woke ... The Sons of Science at this Dome must bend./All hail the Shrine! all hail the natal Day!..."

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1989-42
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints

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