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Michael Faraday (1791-1867)
Science Museum; B. Matthews (Photo Printers) Ltd.
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
overall: 138.5 mm x 87 mm

Postcard, one of a series of portrait postcards published by a museum, depicting famous scientists. Small portrait format printed in black and white. Glossy surface and white border. Features a reproduction of an original portrait engraving by G. Harcourt RA (1926), of the scientist Michael Faraday (1791-1867), a picture in the possession of the Institution of Electrical Engineers.


Transferred from the former Museum and Library of Optometry, Aston University / Gift of the family of the late Anthony G. Sabell FCOptom, 2016

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