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Image number: RS.12588
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Group portrait of scientists

Date

1973

Sitter

Alan Lloyd Hodgkin (1914-1998, British), Physiologist
Piotr Leonidovich Kapitza (1894-1984), Physicist
Sir David Christie Martin (1914-1976, British), Scientific administrator

Creator

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 128mm
width (print): 172mm

Subject

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of scientists, including from left to right, Sir Alan Hodgkin, Piotr Leonidovich Kapitza, [?] and Sir David Martin.

Inscribed ‘SIR ALAN HODGKIN, PETER KAPITZA AND SIR DAVID MARTIN, EXEC. SEC.’ and stamped ‘The Royal Society of London’.

Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin (1914-1998) was a British neurophysiologist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1948 and served as President from 1970-1975.

Piotr Leonidovich Kapitza (1894-1984) was a Russian physicist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1929.

Sir David Christie Martin (1914-1976), was a British scientific administrator, he was Executive Secretary of the Royal Society from 1947-1976.

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