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Nasmyth, Alexander, English dentist, 1789-1849.
- two extremely thin layers covering the entire crown of newly erupted teeth and subsequently abraded by mastication. Synonym(s): enamel cuticle
; Nasmyth membrane
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Interestingly enough, Alexander Nasmyth
had a lay interest in his son's eventual profession--mechanical engineering.
A world-record price for a work by 19th-century Scottish artist Alexander Nasmyth
was fetched at auction in London yesterday.
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.