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Sir David Brewster

(1781-1868), Natural philosopher and academic administrator

Sitter in 18 portraits
Scientist; studied the polarisation of light; inventor of the Kaleidoscope, 1816.

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Sir David Brewster, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(10)

Sir David Brewster

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843
NPG P6(10)

Sir David Brewster, by Sir John Watson-Gordon - NPG 691

Sir David Brewster

by Sir John Watson-Gordon
oil on canvas, 1864
On display in the Library at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 691

Sir David Brewster, by Maull & Co, after  Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax18208

Sir David Brewster

by Maull & Co, after Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s (mid-late 1850s)
NPG Ax18208

Sir David Brewster, by Maull & Co, after  Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax5070

Sir David Brewster

by Maull & Co, after Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s (mid-late 1850s)
NPG Ax5070

Sir David Brewster, by Henry Joseph Whitlock - NPG Ax39930

Sir David Brewster

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax39930

Sir David Brewster, by Southwell Brothers - NPG x19949

Sir David Brewster

by Southwell Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x19949

Sir David Brewster, by John Moffat - NPG x4290

Sir David Brewster

by John Moffat
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x4290

Sir David Brewster, by John Watkins - NPG x4291

Sir David Brewster

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x4291

Sir David Brewster, by Thomas Rodger - NPG x4293

Sir David Brewster

by Thomas Rodger
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x4293

Sir David Brewster, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x4292

Sir David Brewster

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861
NPG x4292

Sir David Brewster, by James Valentine - NPG x46992

Sir David Brewster

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x46992

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age', by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  Disdéri, and  Camille Silvy, and  Duroni & Murer, and  Émile Desmaisons, and  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  (George) Herbert Watkins, and  William Edward Kilburn, and  Horatio Nelson King, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  - NPG x139661

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn, and Horatio Nelson King, and John & Charles Watkins, and
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x139661

'Scientists', published by Hughes & Edmonds - NPG Ax132901

'Scientists'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen print, published 1876
NPG Ax132901

Sir David Brewster, published by James Fraser, after  Daniel Maclise - NPG D1096

Sir David Brewster

published by James Fraser, after Daniel Maclise
lithograph, 1830s
NPG D1096

Umbrae Quaedam, by William Brassey Hole - NPG D40232

Umbrae Quaedam

by William Brassey Hole
etching, published 1884
NPG D40232

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Sir David Brewster

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, mid-late 1850s
NPG Ax7301

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Sir David Brewster

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG Ax38664

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