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Image number: RS.8280
Credit: ©The Royal Society
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Portrait of John Venn

Sitter

John Venn (1834-1923, British), Logician

Creator - Organisation

Maull & Fox , Photographer

Object type

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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