Reference numberMS/377/1/179
TitlePhotograph of Michael Faraday by John Watkins
DescriptionCarte-de-visite head and shoulders portrait of Michael Faraday. Inscribed verso 'Faraday a very pleasing portrait taken about 1850 I should say. WFB' [William Fletcher Barrett]. John Watkins, 34 Parliament Street, London.
Extent1 item
Physical descriptionOriginal carte-de-visite cut into an oval shape and remounted on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8218Faraday; Michael (1791 - 1867); natural philosopher1791 - 1867
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