Portrait of Henry John Elwes and Augustine Henry

    Date
    ca. 1905
    Sitter
    Henry John Elwes (1846 - 1922) , Natural historian
    Augustine Henry (1857 - 1930, Irish) , Botanist
    Creator - Organisation
    Elliott & Fry, Photographer
    Object type
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 230mm
    width (print): 170mm
    height (paper support): 310mm
    width (paper support): 243mm
    Subject
    Description
    Three-quarter length portraits of Augustine Henry (standing) and Henry John Elwes (seated).

    Inscribed below: ‘Photograph by Elliott & Fry Ltd. 55 Baker St. London W.’ With facsimile signatures of the sitters below and the inscription: ‘co authors of Trees of Gt. Britain’.

    Henry John Elwes (1846-1922) was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1897.

    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.11244
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