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Image number: RS.7831
Credit: ©The Royal Society
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Portrait of Henry John Carter

Date

ca. 1870s

Sitter

Henry John Carter (1813-1895, British), Surgeon

Creator - Organisation

Maull & Co, Photographer

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 90mm
width (print): 58mm
height (mount): 103mm
width (mount): 64mm

Subject

Description

Full length studio portrait of Henry John Carter, seated in a relaxed pose, his legs crossed and his right elbow leaning upon a table. A drape and wainscot behind.

Inscribed below the image: “MAULL & Co. LONDON”. The reverse is variously inscribed: printed “MAULL & Co. Photographers, 55, GRACECHURCH STREET, 187a PICCADILLY and TAVISTOCK HOUSE, FULHAM ROAD. LONDON.” Below, the negative number: “39385”.

Henry John Carter was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1859.

Transcription

MAULL & Co. LONDON
MAULL & Co. Photographers, 55, GRACECHURCH STREET, 187a PICCADILLY and TAVISTOCK HOUSE, FULHAM ROAD. LONDON
39385

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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