[Charles Hutton]

Method Stipple and engraving
Artist James Thompson after William Wyon
Published Published by Henry Fisher, Caxton, London April 1 1823".
Dimensions Image 113 x 70 mm vignette, Sheet 144 x 110 mm
Notes A bust length portrait of Charles Hutton in profile from a medal, with scientific instruments below. Lettered with facsimile signature and "LLD FRS &c &c", below instruments "Fulmina Belli Ponduso Terrae Aestimata."

Charles Hutton (14 August 1737 – 27 January 1823) was an English mathematician. He was professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich from 1773 to 1807. He is remembered for his calculation of the density of the earth from Nevil Maskelyne's observations on Schiehallion.

O'Donoghue 5
Framing unmounted
Price £20.00
Stock ID 40330