Robert Adrain
 

Robert Adrain

MATHEMATICIAN

Self taught mathematician Robert Adrain partook in the Irish Rebellion of 1798, and following its failure, emigrated with his wife to the United States. In 1807, he was appointed editor of the ‘Mathematical Correspondent’, the first mathematical journal in the United States and he later authored a book in entitled ‘Investigation of the Figure of the Earth, and of the Gravity in different Latitudes’ (1818). Considered a mathematician of international standing, Adrain gained further academic distinction as professor of mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania in 1827.

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Robert Adrain Print

This beautiful print of Robert Adrain (1775 - 1843) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Robert Adrain printed beside the portrait.

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