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Description Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

Medium: Medium unknown

Dimensions: 9.3 cm x 5.9 cm

Date: prior to 1879

Collection: Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology - As a supplement to the Dibner Library for the History of Science and Technology's collection of written works by scientists, engineers, natural philosophers, and inventors, the library also has a collection of thousands of portraits of these individuals. The portraits come in a variety of formats: drawings, woodcuts, engravings, paintings, and photographs, all collected by donor Bern Dibner. Presented here are a few photos from the collection, from the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Repository: Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Accession number: SIL14-M002-13
Date before 1879
Source Portrait of James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879), Physicist
Author Unidentified photographer. Smithsonian Institution from United States
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