image lyell c, im 002831
Image number: RS.17681
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Charles Lyell

Date

mid-1860s

Sitter

Charles Lyell (1797-1875, British), Geologist

Creator

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901, British), Photographer

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Subject

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Description

Seated portrait of Charles Lyell, looking to the left of the camera [as viewed], elbow resting on a table on which three books are present. Draping is visible behind Lyell and on the table.

Forward facing inscription: 'Mayall Photo London & Brighton'

Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875) British geologist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1826. IM 002831

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