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    Portrait of Michael Faraday

    Date
    1863
    Sitter
    Michael Faraday (1791 - 1867, British) , Natural philosopher
    Creator
    John Watkins (1823 - 1874, British) , Photographer
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 85mm
    width (print): 54mm
    Subject
    Description
    Carte-de-visite full length studio portrait of Michael Faraday. Faraday is seated and reading a newspaper wearing spectacles. Inscribed verso [by William Fletcher Barrett]: “Faraday. This is a very life-like portrait; it was I think given me by Faraday about 1863”. Engraved verso: “Photographed by John Watkins, 34 Parliament Street. Published by Mason & Company, 7 Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, London”.
    Associated place
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          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.8833
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