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Image number: RS.7816
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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.

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