Product images of John Hadley (1682-1744)
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John Hadley (1682-1744)
The sitter is holding an octant which he invented in 1730, and in 1731 presented to the Royal Society, of which he had been a fellow since 1717. He is wearing a brown coat and a red cap, his left hand rests on a book, and the octant is under his right arm.
- Image reference: BHC2731
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London