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Image number: RS.11848
Credit: ©The Royal Society

The Dial

Date

1932

Creator

Maurice Stevenson Bartlett (1910-2002, British), Statistician

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 215mm
width (painting): 139mm

Subject

Description

Original cover art for the Cambridge University student magazine for creative writing, ‘The Dial’. Showing the view towards the sundial erected in 1642 in the Old Court at Queen’s College, Cambridge. The dial is framed by a rectangular window.

Inscribed ‘LENT TERM, 1932. THE DIAL QUEEN’S COLLEGE’. Initialled centre right: ‘M.S.B.’ In pencil verso: ’29 Clarendon St,’

Maurice Stevenson Bartlett (1910–2002), statistician and probabilist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1961.

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