image faraday m & daniell j f, im001366
Image number: RS.13331
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Michael Faraday and John Frederick Daniell

Date

19th century

Sitter

Michael Faraday (1791-1867, British), Physicist
John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845, British), Physicist

Creator

George Barclay (fl. 1830-1872, British), Printmaker

After

Richard Beard (b.1802, British), Photographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (plate): 164mm
width (plate): 140mm
height (print): 228mm
width (print): 153mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Full-length portrait of Michael Faraday on the left and John Frederick Daniell on the right as viewed, facing one another in discussion and standing over a desk with an electric Daniell Cell battery.

Facsimile signatures below and inscribed ‘Engraved by Geo. Barclay, Gerard St. Soho. From a Daguerrotype by Mr Beard.'

Michael Faraday (1791-1867) was a British chemist and physicist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1824.

John Frederick Daniell (1790-1845) was a British chemist and physicist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1814.

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