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
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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
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