Brewster

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Brew·ster

 (bro͞o′stər), William 1567-1644.
English Pilgrim colonist who sailed to America on the Mayflower (1620) and was the religious leader of Plymouth Colony.

Brewster

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n
(Biography) Sir David. 1781–1868, Scottish physicist, noted for his studies of the polarization of light

Brew•ster

(ˈbru stər)

n.
William, 1560?–1644, Pilgrim settler.
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This year's show is themed 'Kaleidoscope,' inspired by the Scottish optical instrument first patented by Sir David Brewster in 1817.
More than 1,200 performers will take part in the Tattoo, which this year is celebrating the Kaleidoscope - the Scottish optical instrument first patented by Sir David Brewster in 1817.
Following are case studies: Sir David Brewster and the stereoscopic reproduction of sculptures, 1851; photo sculpture, since 1860; Lippmann photography, 1891; integral photography/lenticular images, since 1908; stereoscopy in the Third Reich, among other topics, 1935-1945; Marcel Duchamp--from projection to rotorelief; the volumetric display, since 1948; holography; and the interactive-transplane image, since 1960.