M0006759: Portrait of Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892)

08 April 1940
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Photograph of an oil painting of Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892), English biologist, anatomist and paleontologist, showing head and shoulders. The painting was acquired at auction from Stevens on 15th August 1930, Lot 234, and accessioned by the Wellcome Hi


08 April 1940

Physical description

1 photograph
glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the accession registers for the item depicted in the glass plate negative:CC 5448.


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

Terms of use

Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item By Appointment.



Where to find it

Location of original

Wellcome Library; GB.
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