image schuster, a
Image number: RS.14093
Credit: ©Godfrey Argent Studio

Portrait of Arthur Schuster

Date

1922

Sitter

Arthur Schuster (1851-1934, British), Physicist

Creator - Organisation

J. Russell & Sons, Photographer

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 107mm
width (print): 154mm
height (mount): 275mm
width (mount): 200mm

Subject

Physics
   > Optics

Description

Formal head and shoulders portrait of Arthur Schuster, seated left as viewed, looking left of the camera.

Inscribed in pencil: ‘Schuster 89982B FRS’

Schuster was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1879. He served as Secretary from 1912-1919, Foreign Secretary from 1920-1924, and Vice President from 1919-1920 and from 1922-1924.

Associated place

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