Reference numberS/0021
TitleSculpture bust of Somerville, Mary
ArtistChantrey, Sir Francis
DescriptionBust of Mary Somerville
DimensionsHeight 610mm
NotesMary Somervile (1780-1872) was a renowned science writer with a particular interest in mathematics. She married twice, both men being her cousins. Her first marriage was to Greig and her son Woronzow Grieg was elected a Fellow in 1817. Her second marriage was to William Somerville who was elected a Fellow in 1817.
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented by HRH The Duke of Sussex, and other subscribers, 1842
Related materialB&W negative, Box N101
Tracts X528/135Tracts X528/135
Related records in the catalogueMC/4/7
CopiesDigital photograph

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