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Cole, Humfrey (d. 1591), mathematical instrument maker and die sinker

Silke Ackermann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering; Prints and Printmaking. 655 words.

Cole, Humfrey (d. 1591), mathematical instrument maker and die sinker, described himself as 'a English man born in ye north' (on a map of Palestine engraved in 1572), but neither the date...

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Gemini [Geminus, Lambrit], Thomas (fl. 1540–1562), engraver, printer, and instrument maker

Peter Murray Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Prints and Printmaking; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1426 words.

Gemini [Geminus, Lambrit], Thomas (fl. 1540–1562), engraver, printer, and instrument maker, was the publisher of a compendium of anatomy entitled Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio (154...

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Perkins, Jacob (1766–1849)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking. 4 words.

See Perkins, Angier March

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Pingo family (per. c. 1690–1815), clockmakers, engravers, and medallists

Christopher Eimer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Prints and Printmaking; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 2547 words.

Pingo family (per. c. 1690–1815), clockmakers, engravers, and medallists, was established in London in the 1670s. It is believed that the name Pingo or Pingoe—as it was...

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Ryther, Augustine (d. 1593), map engraver and maker of scientific instruments

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Prints and Printmaking; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 568 words.

Ryther, Augustine (d. 1593), map engraver and maker of scientific instruments, is of unknown origin. The Dictionary of National Biography, apparently following the Yorkshire antiquary Ralph...

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Sherwin, William (b. c. 1645, d. in or after 1709), engraver and inventor of a method of mezzotinting

Antony Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Prints and Printmaking. 601 words.

Sherwin, William (b. c. 1645, d. in or after 1709), engraver and inventor of a method of mezzotinting, the son of William Sherwin (1607–1690), a Church of England clergyman,...

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Winstanley, Henry (bap. 1644, d. 1703), engineer and engraver

Paul Waterhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General); Prints and Printmaking. 870 words.

Winstanley, Henry (bap. 1644, d. 1703), engineer and engraver, was baptized at Saffron Walden on 31 March 1644, the eldest son of Henry Winstanley (d. 1680) of Saffron Walden. William...

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