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Image number: RS.7873
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny

Date

ca.1860-1865

Sitter

Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1795-1867, British), Chemist

Creator - Organisation

Maull & Polyblank, Photographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 91mm
width (print): 58mm
height (mount): 103mm
width (mount): 64mm

Content object

Description

Full length studio portrait of Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny standing, wearing spectacles, and holding a book in his left hand resting upon a table with other volumes and a bookend. Behind and to the left of picture, a plain drape or curtain.

Printed below the image: “MAULL & POLYBLANK, LONDON. The reverse has various inscriptions. Printed: “MAULL & POLYBLANK, Photographers, 55, GRACECHURCH STREET, 187a, PICCADILLY, and TAVISTOCK HOUSE FULHAM ROAD LONDON.”.

Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1822.

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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