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Image number: RS.13577
Credit: ©The Royal Society/Anne Purkiss

Portrait of Steve Sparks

Date

2018

Sitter

Robert Stephen John Sparks (b.1949, British), Volcanologist

Creator

Anne-Katrin Purkiss (b.1959, British/German), Photographer

Object type

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Steve Sparks taken in the limestone gorge of Burrington Combe.

Sir (Robert) Stephen (John) Sparks is a geologist and volcanologist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1988 and served on the Council from 1993 – 1994.

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