John Babington, English gunner and mathematician, 17th century.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

John Babington, English gunner and mathematician, 17th century.

Droeshout, John

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Engraving by Droeshout, detail of the frontispiece or title page to Babington's 'Pyrotechnia or, A discourse of artificiall fire-works', (1635) showing Babington at the age of 31. 'Pyrotechnia' dealt with geometry and the use of fireworks for military purposes.
 

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