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Description

Portrait in oils of James Gregory, mathematician and inventor of the reflecting telescope, attributed to Richard Waitt, 1708 - 1732

Museum reference

T.1974.204

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Portrait / James Gregory

Production information

Waitt, Richard, c. 1708 (fl.) - 1732 (d.)

Date

1708 - 1732

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Physical description

Oil on canvas

Associations

Subject of the portrait: James Gregory
The Glasgow Exhibition

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/reflecting-and-refracting-telescopes/telescopes/james-gregory

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