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Image number: RS.12291
Credit: ©Timothy Wallace

Portrait of John Warcup Cornforth

Date

1977

Sitter

John Warcup Cornforth (1917-2013, Australian), Chemist

Creator

Timothy Wallace (British), Chemist

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 239mm
width (print): 178mm

Subject

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of John Warcup Cornforth wearing a lab coat and seated in a laboratory holding a Leeds United football mug. Taken at the University of Sussex during his Royal Society Research Professorship.

Inscribed on the reverse ‘Sussex 1977’.

John Warcup Cornforth (1917-2013) was an Australian chemist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1953.

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