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Image number: RS.18074
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Philip Henry Gosse

Date

1850s

Sitter

Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888, British), Zoologist

Creator - Organisation

Maull & Polyblank, Photographer

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 195mm
width (print): 145mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Seated portrait of Philip Henry Gosse, head turned slightly to the right [as viewed]. He wears a suit of all black, his hair short and a full beard. One hand rests on the back of his chair, and in the other he holds a closed book.

Inscribed below: ‘Photographed by Messrs Maull & Co. London'

Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888) British zoologist and religious writer was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1856.

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