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Photograph (Gelatine Print) of Ernest Rutherford and Others on Board Ship to Australia, by N. V. Sidgwick, 1914

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Inventory Number: 94495
Object Type:
Persons: Nevil Vincent Sidgwick (Photographer)
Ernest Rutherford (Subject)
Date Created: 1914
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Gelatine print. Candid portrait or snapshot of Ernest Rutherford, seated three-quarter length, with pipe in mouth, relaxing with other men in a saloon of the ship en route to Australia for the 1914 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science; the others are (according to a later inscription on the back, presumably left to right) unknown, Kirkaldy, Rutherford, Lucas, im Thurm.
One of an unusually candid series of photographs featuring Rutherford taken by the Oxford chemist N. V. Sidgwick, who met and became friends with Rutherford on this trip (the others are 25468, 26192, 34685, 99484). For fuller descriptive and historical commentary see narratives.
Primary Inscriptions: Numbered 13 on back.
Provenance: From N. V. Sidgwick via the Oxford Chemistry Department.
Collection Group: Sidgwick Photographs
Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
161 123 mm

Narratives

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