M0006615: Portrait of Robert Boyle (1627-1691)

01 March 1940
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M0006615: Portrait of Robert Boyle (1627-1691). In copyright. Source: Wellcome Collection.

About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced August 2020: Portrait of The Honourable Robert Boyle (1627 - 1691)


Oil painting of Robert Boyle (1627-1691), Irish natural philosopher, attributed to Johann Kerseboom. The painting was purchased at auction by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in 1922 and accessioned in 1949 (accession number R35/1949). Related images: V0023488


01 March 1940

Physical description

3 photographs glass plate negative; 12.7 x 10.2 cm slide transparencies; 12.6 x 10 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the item depicted in the glass plate negative: 47317i


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.

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