Tag Archives: Richard Waller

In search of Richard Waller’s library

For some time I have been interested in Richard Waller (d. 1715), a fellow of the Royal Society who served as Secretary and also as Vice-President under Newton’s presidency. He was an accomplished draughtsman – his botanical drawings can be … Continue reading

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FORS on Waller’s Colour Chart

The international conference “Colour in the 17th and 18th Centuries: Connexions between Science, Arts and Technology” convenes this weekend at TU Berlin. The expansive interdisciplinary programme includes papers by network participants Dr Karin Leonhard and Dr Sachiko Kusukawa. All abstracts … Continue reading

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Natural history of animals (1688)

‘To a great number of particular Observations which we have made, we added all the other Remarks which are common to us with other Authors, and which we do not give for new; but only as being in some sort … Continue reading

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