Reference numberVF/38
Alternative reference numberVF38
TitlePortrait of John Tyndall by Adriano Cecioni
ArtistCecioni, Adriano
Date06 April 1872
DescriptionVanity Fair cartoon titled 'The Scientific Use of the Imagination' featuring John Tyndall, leaning over a table. Half length, full face. Number 43 of the 'Men of the Day' series.
InscriptionContentRecto inscription: 'VANITY FAIR. April 6, 1872./ No. 179. MEN OF THE DAY, No. 43.
“The Scientific Use of the Imagination”’
Physical descriptionColoured lithograph on paper
Dimensions380mm x 263mm
NotesSepia carte-de-visite by Maull & Co tipped into volume, facing cartoon
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceFrom volume formerly owned by Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, bound as item 3, since disbound for framing
Related materialColour transparency, Box N101. IM/004695
Related records in the catalogueIM/004695
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8293Tyndall; John (1820 - 1893); natural philosopher1820 - 1893
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