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Image number: RS.13109
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Alfred Russel Wallace

Date

1905

Sitter

Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913, British), Naturalist

Creator - Organisation

After

Florence Chant (active 1900s, British), Photographer

Object type

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.

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