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Zerah Colburn, a mental calculator, as a child. Engraving, 1813.

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7 April 1813
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231i
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Description

The sitter is described in Steven B. Smith, The great mental calculators, New York 1983, ch. 22

Publication/Creation

[London] (11 London House Yard, St. Pauls) : R.S. Kirby, 7 April 1813.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with stipple engraving and etching

Lettering

Zerah Colburn, aged 8 years, remarkable for solving arithmetical questions.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 231i

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