Portrait of William Henry Besant (1828-1917) Maull & Fox
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Portrait of William Henry Besant (1828-1917)
Formal photographic portrait of William Henry Besant, head and shoulders, facing right. Inscription on card reads: 'MAULL & FOX 187A PICCADILLY, LONDON' Besant held the post of Mathematical Lecturer, at St John's College, Cambridge from 1853 to 1889. His main areas of research include conic sections, dynamics and hydromechanics. Besant was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1871.
Original: platinum print, cabinet card. ca.1871
- Image reference: RS-7776
- The Royal Society
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