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Brewster, Sir David (1781-1868), natural philosopher and academic administrator

Alison Morrison-Low

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/3371
Brewster, Sir David (1781-1868), natural philosopher and academic administrator

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Education, marriage, and early career | Journalism and writing | University life | Optics and vision | Instruments and photography | Scientific associations and societies | Historical significance

Reference Entry.  4547 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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