Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Europe > United Kingdom > England > Oxford

Thomas Young, English physicist and Egyptologist. Artist: GH Adcock

Thomas Young, English physicist and Egyptologist. Artist: GH Adcock


Choose from the following product ranges for this image

Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Housewares


We accept all major credit cards

Heritage Images

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Heritage Images

Thomas Young, English physicist and Egyptologist. Artist: GH Adcock

Thomas Young, English physicist and Egyptologist. By deciphering the Rosetta Stone, Young (1773-1829) made possible the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphs. In physics he performed experiments which led him to the conclusion that light is made up of waves (undulatory (wave) theory of light). After a portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence

Heritage Images features heritage image collections

Media ID 14864616

© Oxford Science Archive / Heritage-Images

Adcock Egyptologist Egyptology Gh Adcock Lawrence Light Oxford Science Archive Physicist Physics Rosetta Stone Scientist Sir Thomas Lawrence Thomas Lawrence Translation Young Thomas Young


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases the brilliant mind of Thomas Young, an influential figure in both physics and Egyptology. The artist, GH Adcock, skillfully captures the essence of this English physicist and Egyptologist who played a pivotal role in deciphering the Rosetta Stone. Young's groundbreaking work with the Rosetta Stone enabled the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphs, unlocking centuries-old mysteries. His contributions to physics were equally significant as he conducted experiments that led him to propose the undulatory theory of light - a revolutionary concept at that time. In this portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence, Young's intellectual prowess is evident through his focused gaze and composed demeanor. The monochrome aesthetic adds depth and intensity to his image, emphasizing his dedication to scientific exploration. Born in England during the 18th century, Young's legacy continues to shape our understanding of ancient civilizations and illuminate our comprehension of light waves. This print serves as a reminder of his profound impact on multiple fields of study. The Oxford Science Archive proudly presents this remarkable engraving by G Adcock, paying homage to one of Britain's most renowned scientists. It stands as a testament to Young's unwavering commitment to unraveling complex mysteries while leaving an indelible mark on history.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Pottery Bowl of an alligator with human arms devouring snakes, Chiriqui, Panama
Pottery Bowl of an alligator with human arms devouring snakes, Chiriqui, Panama
Sapporo Olympics - Opening Ceremony
Sapporo Olympics - Opening Ceremony
Studio Portrait of James Cagney
Studio Portrait of James Cagney
Picture No. 10900272
Picture No. 10900272
bfi-00n-euz
bfi-00n-euz
bfi-00o-5us
bfi-00o-5us
Picture No. 11982309
Picture No. 11982309
British Wild or Park Cattle, 1790. Artist: Thomas Bewick
British Wild or Park Cattle, 1790. Artist: Thomas Bewick
Poster for Werner Herzog Season at BFI Southbank (1 June - 1 August 2013)
Poster for Werner Herzog Season at BFI Southbank (1 June - 1 August 2013)
Sarmatian gold eagle holding an ibex
Sarmatian gold eagle holding an ibex
Russian author Maxim Gorky and singer Feodor Chaliapin, 1901
Russian author Maxim Gorky and singer Feodor Chaliapin, 1901

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed