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Image number: RS.18732
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Two botanists

Date

1924

Sitter

Edith Rebecca Saunders (1865-1945, British), Botanist
Ethel Nancy Miles Thomas (1876-1944, British), Botanist

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 98mm
width (print): 122mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Description

Portraits of Edith Saunders and Ethel Thomas, shown examining a plant, with a woodland scene behind.

The image is from an album of original photographs, with postcards and other pictures collected during the British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Toronto, Canada, 1924. The album shows participants in activities of Section K: Botany. This page is inscribed above: ‘Niagara Glen August 8th-10th’.

Image inscribed below: ‘Miss Saunders [Cambridge]. Dr E. Miles Thomas’.

An account of the British Association gathering, by R D’O Good and A B Rendle, appeared in the Journal of Botany v.63 (1925), pp.1-9.

Edith Rebecca Saunders (1865-1945) British botanist, Director of Studies at Girton and Newnham Colleges, Cambridge.
Ethel Nancy Miles Thomas [married name Hyndman] (1876-1944) British botanist. Head of Botany at Bedford College, London, from 1908.

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