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Image number: RS.8320
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Portrait of Howard Turner Barnes

Date

ca. 1911

Sitter

Howard Turner Barnes (1873-1950, American), Physicist

Creator - Organisation

Maull & Fox , Photographer

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 145mm
width (print): 95mm

Subject

Description

Formal photographic portrait of Howard Turner Barnes, seated left, full face.

Inscription on card reads: 'MAULL & FOX 187 PICCADILLY LONDON, W'

Barnes work focused on calorimetry, the science of measuring the heat of chemical reactions or physical changes. In 1912 he became Tyndall Lecturer at the Royal Institution in London.

Barnes was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1911.

Transcription

MAULL & FOX
187 PICCADILLY
LONDON, W

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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