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

Biographical summary of this person
Name
Sir David BREWSTER  F.R.S.
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
scientist, astronomer, inventor and writer
Main period of activity
1800s-60s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
11 December 1781
born at
10 February 1868
86
died at
References
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  6003567

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 April 2014

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