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Scientist: Nadar, Felix (1820 - 1910)
Discipline(s): Photography ; Aeronautics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14.2 x 9.5 cm /
Portrait of Felix Nadar
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Scientist: Napier, John (1550 - 1617)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: Samuel Freeman, 1773-1857 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12 x 9.7 cm / Sheet: 22.8 x 14 cm
Portrait of John Napier
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Scientist: Napier, Robert (1791 - 1876)
Discipline(s): Engineering
Print Artist: William G. Jackman, fl. 1841-1860 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10 x 8 cm / Sheet: 25.3 x 15.7 cm
Portrait of Robert Napier
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Scientist: Nasmyth, James (1808 - 1890)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Engineering
Print Artist: Paul Adolphe Rajan, 1843-1888 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: George Reid, 1841-1913 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.6 x 9.9 cm / Sheet: 19.4 x 12.4 cm
Portrait of James Nasmyth
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Scientist: Naude, Gabriel (1600 - 1653)
Discipline(s): Bibliography ; Medicine
Print Artist: Adolphe Forestier, 1801-1885 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8 x 8 cm / Sheet: 21.6 x 15.1 cm
Portrait of Gabriel Naude
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Scientist: Nernst, Walther (1864 - 1941)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.3 x 4.7 cm /
Portrait of Walther Nernst
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Scientist: Nernst, Walther (1864 - 1941)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 21 x 19 cm / Sheet: 30.2 x 20 cm
Portrait of Walther Nernst
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Scientist: Nernst, Walther (1864 - 1941)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.2 x 11.4 cm /
Portrait of Walther Nernst
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Scientist: Newcomb, Simon (1835 - 1909)
Discipline(s): Astronomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.4 x 5.9 cm / Sheet: 10.1 x 6.6 cm
Portrait of Simon Newcomb
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Scientist: Newcomb, Simon (1835 - 1909)
Discipline(s): Astronomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.5 x 9 cm / Sheet: 27 x 20.3 cm
Portrait of Simon Newcomb
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Original Artist: Vanderbank 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 19.4 x 22.3 cm / Sheet: 23.1 x 32 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Original Artist: Vanderbank 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.7 x 9.3 cm / Sheet: 21.5 x 15.8 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: Edward Scriven, 1775-1841 
Medium: Print 
Original Artist: Vanderbank 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.5 x 10 cm / Sheet: 25.1 x 16.8 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: James Mac Ardel, 1710-1765 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Enoch Seeman, 1694-1744 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.6 x 11.2 cm / Sheet: 17.9 x 11.7 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 5.7 x 4.2 cm / Sheet: 9.8 x 7.1 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: Simon Francais Ravenet, 1706-1774 
Medium: Print 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.5 x 8 cm / Sheet: 22.5 x 15.5 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: V. Rattier 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Artist: Legrand 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.5 x 12 cm / Sheet: 28.5 x 20.2 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: James Mac Ardel, 1710-1765 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Enoch Seeman, 1694-1744 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 26.8 x 17.8 / Sheet: 29.2 x 19.3 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Mathematics ; Astronomy
Original Artist: Vanderbank 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 5.6 x 4 cm /
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12 x 8.2 cm / Sheet: 15.1 x 9.5 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1727)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.6 x 9.5 cm / Sheet: 22.8 x 15.8 cm
Portrait of Isaac Newton
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Scientist: Nicholson, Peter (1765 - 1844)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Architecture
Print Artist: William G. Jackman, fl. 1841-1860 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15 x 10.8 cm / Sheet: 26.7 x 17.2 cm
Portrait of Peter Nicolson
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Scientist: Nobel, Alfred Bernhard (1833 - 1896)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.8 x 11.1 cm /
Portrait of Alfred Bernhard Nobel
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Scientist: Nobili, Leopoldo (1784 - 1835)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: Gouttiers 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 18.4 x 13.5 cm / Sheet: 34.8 x 26.3 cm
Portrait of Leopoldo Nobili
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Scientist: Nollet, Jean-Antoine, abbé (1700 - 1770)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: Pasqual Pere Moles I Corones, 1741-1797 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Georges de a Tour, 1593-1652 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.8 x 11.8 cm / Sheet: 27.4 x 19.5 cm
Portrait of Abbé Jean Antoine Nollet
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