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Image number: RS.13018
Credit: ©The Royal Society,

Portrait of Alexander Emmanuel Rodolphe Agassiz

Date

1913

Sitter

Alexander Emmanuel Rodolphe Agassiz (1835-1910, Swiss-born American), Marine biologist

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 125mm
width (print): 97mm
height (paper support): 220mm
width (paper support): 146mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of Alexander Agassiz shown in profile, seated on an armchair carved with lion’s heads.

Frontispiece to the book Letters and recollections of Alexander Agassiz with a sketch of his life and work, edited by George Russell Agassiz (London, Constable & Co., 1913). Inscribed below with a facsimile signature.

Alexander Emmanuel Rodolphe Agassiz (1835-1910) Swiss-born American marine biologist and engineer.

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