Portrait of Alfred Russel Wallace

    Date
    1905
    Sitter
    Alfred Russel Wallace (1823 - 1913, British) , Naturalist
    Creator - Organisation
    After
    Florence Chant (British) , Photographer
    Object type
    Library reference
    RCNR67252
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 219mm
    width (print): 131mm
    Subject
    Description
    Half-length portrait of Alfred Russel Wallace, turned to the left as viewed. Wallace is shown wearing spectacles with his head bowed, reading an open book.

    Inscribed below: ‘Photo. by Miss Chant, Parkstone, 1902. Art Repro. Co. Ld.’
    With a facsimile signature.

    Frontispiece to the book My life: a record of events and opinions, by Alfred Russel Wallace, vol.1 (London, Chapman & Hall, 1905).

    Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) British naturalist, evolutionary theorist and social critic, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1893.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.13109
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