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Charles Leadbetter (active from around 1727), English astronomer, artwork. The inscription describes him as a "Teacher of the Mathematicks", and shows him with an armillary sphere (lower centre). Some of his books are seen, including Astronomy (1727); A Treatise of Eclipses of the Sun and the Moon... Uranoscopia, or the Contemplation of the Heavens...
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