Oval gray-blue jasper medallion with white relief profile portrait of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) was an English natural philosopher and mathematician. Newton's formulation of the law of gravity from observing the fall of an apple came in 1666. He went on to devise a reflecting telescope and study Descartes' geometry. His most important published work is the Principia mathematica of 1684. His Optics first appeared in 1704. He is buried in Westminster Abbey.

Sir Isaac Newton

Wedgwood, Wedgwood and Bentley period

About 1775