M0006982: Portrait of John Rovin and his wife Sarah

4 July 1940
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Photograph of an engraving of John Rovin, a man who claimed to be 172 years old, and his wife Sarah, with caption underneath. Related images: M0002459


4 July 1940

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the item depicted in the glass plate negative:1771i.


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.


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