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USSR Academy of Sciences delegation

Date

1965

Sitter

Mstislav Keldysh (1911-1978, Russian), Mathematician
Nikolai Nikolaevich Semenov (1896-1986, Russian), Physicist

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 125mm
width (print): 191mm

Description

Half-length group portrait of USSR Academy of Science delegation including Mstislav Keldysh and Nikolay Semyonov. Taken at an airport [?], Keldysh’s left hand is aloft, possibly greeting the Royal Society party. Taken on the occasion the Royal Society visited the USSR Academy of Sciences, October 1965.

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

Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov (Semenov) (1896-1986) was a Russian physicist and chemist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1958.

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