Credit: ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number: RS.7812
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    Portrait of Thomas Lauder Brunton

    Date
    ca. 1874
    Sitter
    Thomas Lauder Brunton (1844 - 1916, British) , Physician
    Creator - Organisation
    Maull & Fox , Photographer
    Object type
    Image reference
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 143mm
    width (print): 95mm
    Subject
    Content object
    clothing
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          > tie pin
    Description
    Formal photographic portrait of Thomas Lauder Brunton, head and shoulders, three-quarter face.

    Inscription on card reads: 'MAULL & FOX 187A PICCADILLY, LONDON'

    Brunton was a physician at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He is perhaps best known for the use of amyl nitrite in the treatment of angina. Brunton delivered the Croonian Lecture in 1889 on The Chemical structure of Physiological Action.

    Brunton was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1874.
    Transcription
    MAULL & FOX
    187A PICCADILLY, LONDON
    Object history
    Henry Maull (1829-1914) was a British photographer who specialised in portraits of noted individuals. Maull formed several partnerships during his career:

    Maull & Polyblank 1856-1865: in partnership with George Henry Polyblank
    Maull, Henry & Co 1866-1872
    Maull & Co 1873-1878
    Maull & Fox 1879-1908: in partnership with John Fox (1832-1907)

    The Royal Society holds approximately 600 photographic portraits of Fellows taken at Henry Maull studios between the mid-nineteenth century and the early twentieth century.
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