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Regency scientists


34 People in group

André Marie Ampère

André Marie Ampère

1775-1836
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
John Dalton

John Dalton

1766-1844
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

1778-1829
Natural philosopher
Sitter in 20 portraits
Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday

1791-1867
Scientist
Sitter in 28 portraits
Matthew Flinders

Matthew Flinders

1774-1814
Hydrographer; inventor of the Flinders Bar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Caroline Lucretia Herschel

Caroline Lucretia Herschel

1750-1848
Astronomer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner

1749-1823
Surgeon; discoverer of vaccination
Sitter in 11 portraits
Miles Partington

Miles Partington

1751-1838
Apothecary and pioneer of electricity
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

1733-1804
Theologian and scientist
Sitter in 28 portraits
Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford

Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford

1753-1814
Scientist; founder of the Royal Institution
Sitter in 9 portraits
Mary Somerville

Mary Somerville

1780-1872
Scientific scholar and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Charles Waterton

Charles Waterton

1782-1865
Naturalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Frederick Christian Accum

Frederick Christian Accum

1769-1838
Chemist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Arthur Aikin

Arthur Aikin

1773-1854
Chemist and geologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Allen

William Allen

1793-1864
Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peter Barlow

Peter Barlow

1776-1862
Mathematician, physicist and optician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Margaret Bryan

Margaret Bryan

active 1795-1816
Educator and writer on natural philosophy
Sitter in 1 portrait
John George Children

John George Children

1777-1852
Chemist, mineralogist and natural scientist; only son of George Children
Sitter in 1 portrait