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Portrait of Sir William Herschel
POSTCARDS
postcard
Science Museum; B. Matthews (Photo Printers) Ltd.
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
1930s
card
overall: 140 mm x 89 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 portrait of the astronomer Sir William Herschel (1738-1822) with modern inscription beneath.


2017.504

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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