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Image number: RS.14089
Credit: ©Godfrey Argent Studio

Portrait of James Jeans

Date

1922

Sitter

James Hopwood Jeans (1877-1946, British), Mathematician

Creator - Organisation

J. Russell & Sons, Photographer

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height: (print) 154mm
width: (print) 111mm
height: (mount) 275mm
width: (mount) 200mm

Subject

Description

Formal head and shoulders portrait of James Jeans, seated left as viewed, looking into the camera.

Inscribed in pencil: ‘Jeans, m.a. J.H.’

Jeans was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1906. He served as Secretary from 1919-1929 and Vice President from 1938-1940. He was awarded the Royal Medal in 1919 for his researches in applied mathematics.

Associated place

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