Jules Verne

Made:
1877 in England
photographer:
Lock and Whitfield
'Jules Verne', 1877
      A photographic portrait of Jules Verne [1828-1905] taken by Samuel Robert Lock [1822-1881] and George Carpe Whitfield

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'Jules Verne', 1877 A photographic portrait of Jules Verne [1828-1905] taken by Samuel Robert Lock [1822-1881] and George Carpe Whitfield
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A Woodburytype portrait of Jules Verne taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1877. This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time.

A Woodburytype portrait of Jules Verne taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1877.

Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French science fiction author, his best known works include 'Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea' (1870) and 'Around the World in Eighty Days' (1873).

This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time. A brief biographical essay by Thompson Cooper (1837-1904) accompanied each portrait.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6007/14
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford