image ms_928_4_3_002
Image number: RS.14120
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Charles Vernon Boys

Date

1935

Sitter

Charles Vernon Boys (1855-1944, British), Physicist

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 207mm
width (print): 155mm

Subject

Description

Formal half portrait of Charles Vernon Boys sitting to the left as viewed. He wears a white shirt, a tie and a waistcoat underneath a suit jacket.

Possibly taken at a dinner in March 1935 at Jules Restaurant, Jermyn Street, on the occasion of Boys’ eightieth birthday and fortieth year of membership of the Royal Society Club.

Charles Vernon Boys (1855-1944) British physicist and inventor, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1888.

Object history

From MS/928, a collection of Boys’ papers donated to the Society by John V Boys in 2018.

Associated place

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