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Sir Charles Lyell
British Museum (Natural History); Waterlow & Sons
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
May 1925
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 and geologist Sir Charles Lyell Bt (1797-1875), his hand resting on a table 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

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