John Scott Russell

Made:
1878 in England
photographer:
Lock and Whitfield
'John Scott Russell', 1878
      A photographic portrait of John Scott Russell [1808-1882] taken by Samuel Robert Lock [1822-1881] and George Carpe

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'John Scott Russell', 1878 A photographic portrait of John Scott Russell [1808-1882] taken by Samuel Robert Lock [1822-1881] and George Carpe
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A Woodburytype entitled 'John Scott Russell', taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1878. 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.

A Woodburytype entitled 'John Scott Russell', taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1878.

John Scott Russell (1808-1882) was a Scottish naval engineer, famous for discovering the solitary wave.

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
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/6007/18
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford