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Photograph (Albumen Print, Cabinet Format) of Richard Owen, by Elliott & Fry, London, c.1870

Inventory Number: 12341
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Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Albumen print mounted on card, cabinet format. Portrait of Richard Owen, head and shoulders (close, shoulders clipped), looking to left, wearing his skull cap. Owen was the first President of the RMS in 1840-41.

Formerly enclosed loosely in the RMS album of carte de visite portraits (11837), which contains another portrait of Owen where he is younger.
Primary Inscriptions: Caption and printed photographer's details on front of mount: 'Professor Owen. F.R.S. | Elliott & Fry, Copyright 55 & 56, Baker St. London. W'.; printed photographer's details and royal arms on back.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1991. Part of the RMS Archive.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Archive
Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
149 104 mm

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