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Three Fellows of the Royal Society offering the presidency of the Society to Michael Faraday in 1857. Photogravure by Hanfstaengl after E. Armitage.

  • Armitage, Edward, 1817-1896
Date
1869?
Reference
11920i
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Left to right: Lord Wrottesley, P.R.S. 1854-1858, barrister and astronomer; J.P. Gassiot, wine merchant, patron of science and physicist; Sir W.R. Grove, experimental philosopher and judge; Michael Faraday. Faraday was offered the presidency in May 1857. He refused it

Publication/Creation

Munich : Hanfstaengl, 1869?

Physical description

1 print : photogravure ; sheet 34.6 x 42.5 cm

Lettering

A deputation to Faraday. E. Armitage pinx. ; Gravure Hanfstaengl, Munich

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 11920i

Reproduction note

The oil painting by Armitage is in the Royal Society, London. See N.H. Robinson, Royal Society portraits, p. 338

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