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    Portrait of John Charles Bucknill

    Date
    ca.1895
    Sitter
    John Charles Bucknill (1817 - 1897, British ) , Psychiatrist
    Creator - Organisation
    Maull & Fox , Photographer
    Object type
    Image reference
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 90mm
    width (print): 59mm
    height (mount): 102mm
    width (mount): 62mm
    Subject
    Description
    Head and shoulders portrait of John Charles Bucknill, elderly and fully-bearded, head turned to the left and in near-profile.

    Printed below the image: “MAULL & FOX, 187A PICCADILLY, LONDON.” The reverse has various inscriptions including a series of printed coats of arms and “MAULL & FOX PHOTOGRAPHERS TO THE ROYAL FAMILY Portrait and Miniature Painters, 187A, PICCADILLY LONDON. Marion Imp. Paris.” There is a manuscript negative number: “181412c”.

    Sir John Charles Bucknill was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1866.
    Transcription
    MAULL & FOX, 187A PICCADILLY, LONDON
    MAULL & FOX PHOTOGRAPHERS TO THE ROYAL FAMILY Portrait and Miniature Painters, 187A, PICCADILLY LONDON. Marion Imp. Paris.
    181412c
    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.
    Associated place
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    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.7816
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