Trade card of Timothy Brandreth and George Willdey, c 18th century.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Trade card of Timothy Brandreth and George Willdey, c 18th century.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Timothy Brandreth and George Willdey operated as opticians from Ludgate Street in London. The top half of their trade card depicts Greek mathematician Archimedes (c 287-212 BC) looking through a telescope and standing next to a terrestial globe, while the bottom half outlines their services.
 

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10422249
 

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