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    Portrait of John Venn

    Sitter
    John Venn (1834 - 1923, British) , Logician
    Creator - Organisation
    Maull & Fox , Photographer
    Object type
    Image reference
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 90mm
    width (print): 60mm
    Subject
    Description
    Formal photographic portrait of John Venn, head and shoulders, seated left.

    John Venn was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1883.
    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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          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.8280
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