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Photograph (Carbon Print) of Lewis Evans, by William Coles, Watford, 1900s

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Inventory Number: 97214
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Persons: William Coles (Photographer)
Lewis Evans (Subject)
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Brief Description: Carbon print mounted on brown card. Portrait of Lewis Evans, head and shoulders, facing left nearly in profile. He wears pince-nez spectacles. The photograph is a fine carbon print in rich brown tones. Taken at about the same time and by the same photographer as 28616, in Masonic regalia, also a left-facing profile.
Lewis Evans (1853-1930) was the founder of the Museum of the History of Science in 1924, the basis of the foundation being his collection of sundials, astrolabes, and related early mathematical instruments.
Primary Inscriptions: Photographer's blind-embossed name on front of mount.
Provenance: Presumably given by Lewis Evans.
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Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
148 103 mm

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