8 of 9 portraits of John Playfair
by R. Cooper, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 1 April 1816
15 1/4 in. x 12 5/8 in. (388 mm x 320 mm) plate size; 19 5/8 in. x 13 1/2 in. (499 mm x 342 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- John Playfair (1748-1819), Mathematician and geologist. Sitter associated with 9 portraits.