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Image number: RS.13099
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Portrait of Howard Florey and Mstislav Keldysh

Date

1965

Sitter

Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey of Adelaide and Marston (1898-1968, Australian), Pathologist
Mstislav Keldysh (1911-1978, Russian), Mathematician

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 134mm
width (print): 182mm

Description

Half-length portrait of Howard Florey and Mstislav Keldysh facing each other and holding drinks aloft in a toast. Taken on the occasion the Royal Society visited the USSR Academy of Sciences, members of the delegation behind, October 1965.

Howard Walter Florey (1898-1968) was an Australian pathologist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1941 and served as President from 1960-1965.

Mstislav Keldysh (1911-1978) was a Russian mathematician, he was President of the USSR Academy of Sciences from 1961-1975.

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