Photograph (Carbon Print) of Lewis Evans, by William Coles, Watford, 1900s
|Inventory Number:|| 97214|
|Object Type:|| |
William Coles (Photographer)|
Lewis Evans (Subject)
|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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