Portrait of Charles Lyell

    Date
    mid-1860s
    Sitter
    Charles Lyell (1797 - 1875, British) , Geologist
    Creator
    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813 - 1901, British) , Photographer
    Object type
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    Material
    Technique
    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
    Associated place
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    Credit
    ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.17681
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