Portrait of Joseph Bancroft Reade (1801-1870) unknown
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Portrait of Joseph Bancroft Reade (1801-1870)
Half length portrait of Joseph Bancroft Reade seated in front of a table upon which rests a book with a clasp and upon a glass laboratory flask and lenses [?] held in Bancroft's left hand. What may be a quill held in the right hand is just visible at the lower edge of the photograph. Bancroft wears a dark suit and white shirt with cravat; a lens is worn by chain around his neck. Inscribed in pencil lower left "The Rev. J.B.Reade FRS" and lower right "1838" Joseph Bancroft Reade was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1838.
Original: albumen print. 1860s[?]
- Image reference: RS-10248
- The Royal Society
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