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Image number: RS.18736
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Group portrait, British Association

Date

1924

Sitter

Vernon Herbert Blackman (1872-1967), Botanist

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 158mm
width (print): 208mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Description

Formal portrait of members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Section K (Botany), attending the organisation’s meeting in Toronto, Canada, 1924. Three ranks of botanists, seated and standing, with additional figures on the entrance stairs to a [University of Toronto?] building. The President of the Section, Vernon Herbert Blackman, is seated front row, fifth from the right as viewed.

The image is from an album of original photographs, with postcards and other pictures collected during the BAAS meeting in Toronto. The album shows participants in activities of Section K: Botany. This page is inscribed below: ‘SECTION “K”.’

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.

Vernon Harcourt Blackman (1872-1967) British botanist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1913.

Associated place

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   > North America
      > Canada