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British Museum (Natural History); Waterlow & Sons
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
overall: 140 mm x 90 mm
Postcard, one of a series of portrait postcards published by a museum, depicting famous scientists. Small portrait format printed in black and white. Features a reproduction of an original lithograph portrait by T. H. Maguire (1849) of the naturalist, geographer and geologist Sir Roderick Impey Murchison Bt, FRS (1792-1871), his hand holding a rock hammer and either a fob watch or hand magnifier suspended on a cord around his neck.
Transferred from the former Museum and Library of Optometry, Aston University / Gift of the family of the late Anthony G. Sabell FCOptom, 2016