Temporary suspension of EU shipping, view details here.

Sir Francis Beaufort, c 1850.

Scott, James

Sir Francis Beaufort, c 1850.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm


Portrait of Sir Francis Beaufort FRS (1774-1857) by S Pearce, engraved by J Scott. Beaufort devised the 'Beaufort Scale' (1806). The Beaufort Scale is a system of recording wind velocity, it is a numerical scale ranging from 0 to 17, calm being indicated by a 0 and a hurricane by 12. It received international recognition in 1874. Dimensions: 430 mm x 340 mm.

Image Details

Image Ref.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
Select finish
How many prints?

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas