Credit: ©Godfrey Argent Studio
    Image number: RS.19787

    Portrait of Robert John Strutt

    Robert John Strutt, 4th Baron Rayleigh (1875 - 1947, British) , Physicist
    Creator - Organisation
    J. Russell & Sons, Photographer
    Object type
    Image reference
    height (print): 140mm
    width (print): 100mm
    Half-length portrait of Robert John Strutt, turned to the right as viewed, looking to the right of the camera, dressed in a grey suit jacket, waistcoat, and a white shirt.

    Handwritten verso inscription: ‘STRUTT, ROBERT JOHN FRS
    [Lord Rayleigh] 16995 B'
    Stamped verso inscription: ‘J. RUSSELL & SONS, 73 BAKER ST., W.'

    Robert John Strutt, 4th Baron Rayleigh (1875-1947), British physicist and peer, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1905, served as its Foreign Secretary between 1929 and 1934, and Vice President between 1930 to 1934. He was awarded the Rumford Medal in 1920, ‘On the ground of his researches into the properties of gases at high vacua’, and delivered the Bakerian Lecture in 1911 and 1919.
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