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Photograph (Albumen Print) of J. B. Reade, Probably 1869

Inventory Number: 12036
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Brief Description: Albumen print mounted on card with mat, of J. B. Reade, seated full length, half profile to right, holding a book. The mat has curved top corners and a gilt (and green) inner edge. The photo is approximately 8 by 10 inches. Reade was a founding member of the RMS in 1839 and its President in 1869-70, including at the time of his death. This is presumably his presidential photograph, like others with matching mounting ???. Compare to the slightly earlier carte de visite (12035), where his appearance and pose are similar but his hair is not so long.
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Provenance: Royal Microscopical Society Archive.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Archive
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
307 251 mm

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