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David Brewster (1781-1868) Scottish physicist. Optics (kaleidoscope and polarised light). Editor of the 'Edinburgh Magazine' 1802 and the 'Edinburgh Encyclopaedia' 1808. On the table beside him is a stereoscope, one of the optical instruments he invented. Engraving, c1870.

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David Brewster (1781-1868) Scottish physicist. Optics (kaleidoscope and polarised light). Editor of the 'Edinburgh Magazine' 1802 and the  'Edinburgh Encyclopaedia' 1808. On the table beside him is a stereoscope, one of the optical instruments he invented.  Engraving, c1870.