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Image number: RS.13925
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of William Hopkins

Date

mid 19th century

Sitter

William Hopkins (1793-1866, British), Geologist

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 115mm
width (print): 87mm
height (paper support): 177mm
weight (paper support): 137mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of William Hopkins wearing jacket, waistcoat, white shirt and dark necktie. His hair is short and he has side-whiskers.

Inscribed ‘WILLIAM HOPKINS, ESQ., M.A., PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION, 1853.’

William Hopkins (1793-1866) British geologist and mathematician, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1837 and served on the Council from 1861 to 1862.’

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p30.

Associated place

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