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Image number: RS.13448
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Frederick Daniell

Date

19th century

Sitter

John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845, British), Physicist

Creator

Unknown, Printmaker

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 120mm
width (print): 79mm
height (paper support): 186mm
width (paper support): 140mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of John Frederick Daniell in right profile and leaning over an electric Daniell Cell battery [?].

John Frederick Daniell (1790-1845) was a British physicist and chemist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1814 and was Foreign Secretary to the Society from 1839 until 1845.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.15.

Associated place

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