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Photograph (Albumen Print, Cabinet Format) of a Bust of Alexander Dickson, by George Shaw, Edinburgh, c.1887

preview image for Photograph (Albumen Print, Cabinet Format) of a Bust of Alexander Dickson, by George Shaw, Edinburgh, c.1887
Inventory Number: 24152
Object Type:
Persons: George Shaw (Photographer)
Alexander Dickson (Subject)
Date Created: c. 1887
Place Created: Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Albumen print mounted on card, cabinet format. Bust of Alexander Dickson; it looks like carved stone. Dickson (1836-1887) was professor of botany successively at Dublin (1866-68), Glasgow (1868-79), and Edinburgh (1879-87), The bust and photograph seem likely to date from shortly after his untimely death.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed photographer's details on front and back of mount. Photographer's blind stamp on corner of photograph.
Provenance: Probably from R. T. Gunther.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
166 107 mm

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