Portrait of Samuel Hawkesley Burbury (1831-1911) Maull & Fox
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Portrait of Samuel Hawkesley Burbury (1831-1911)
Formal photographic portrait of Samuel Hawkesley Burbury, three-quarter length, full face. Hawkesley is standing with his left hand in his coat pocket and right hand on a folded umbrella. Inscription on card reads: 'MAULL & FOX 187A PICCADILLY, LONDON' Burbury was trained as a lawyer but left the practice due to deafness. He subsequently wrote on electricity, magnetism and mathematics in conjunction with his friend Henry William Watson (1827-1903). He published A treatise on the kinetic theory of gases in 1899. Burbury was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1890.
Original: carbon print, cabinet card. ca. 1890
- Image reference: RS-7820
- The Royal Society
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