Person record: BREWSTER, Sir David, F.R.S.  (1781-1868)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameSir David BREWSTER  F.R.S.
Gendermale
Relevance of this personscientist, astronomer, inventor and writer 
Main period of activity1800s-60s
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
11 December 1781born atJedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
10 February 186886died atGattonside, Roxburghshire, Scotland
References
(* = main subject)

* John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 4

T.C. Hepworth and J.H. Pepper (comp. Tony Dugdale), A brief history of the lantern in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 4

Lucerna ID no. 6003567Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016