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Michael Faraday lecturing at the Royal Institution: Prince Albert and his sons in the audience. Wood engraving, 1856, after A. Blaikley.

  • Blaikley, Alexander, 1816-1903.
Date
16 February 1856
Reference
40199i
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Description

The scene is one of the Christmas lectures. Faraday is depicted at the instant of throwing an object up in the air with his left hand. He is holding a similar object in his right. Prince Albert, the Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred sit in the front row on the left

Publication/Creation

[London] : Illustrated London news, 16 February 1856.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 23.5 x 32.1 cm

Lettering

Professor Faraday lecturing at the Royal Institution, before H.R.H. Prince Albert the Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred. -from a sketch by Alexander Blaikley.-

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40199i

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  • English


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