Nasmyth, Alexander

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Alexander, English dentist, 1789-1849.
Nasmyth cuticle - two extremely thin layers covering the entire crown of newly erupted teeth and subsequently abraded by mastication. Synonym(s): enamel cuticle; Nasmyth membrane
Nasmyth membrane - Synonym(s): Nasmyth cuticle
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A world-record price for a work by 19th-century Scottish artist Alexander Nasmyth was fetched at auction in London yesterday.
Alexander Nasmyth was also an excellent mechanic in his own right.
Showcasing two key artists, William Allan and Alexander Nasmyth, Hill argues eloquendy for Scott's conception of the supplementary, documentary function that literary illustration should perform.