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Object ID 003935

Object Name Sir William Crookes picture

Object Desc Picture of a man with a large moustache holding a Crookes x-ray tube in a brown frame.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003940

Alternate ID

General Category Art

Category Art - General


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement Dr. Robert Chudnow

Location Room 9, Shelf 24

Object Date 1950

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Sir William Crookes,medical,Sir Leslie Ward,Spy picture,

Title Sir William Crookes picture


Description Picture of Sir William Crookes in a suit holding a Crookes x-ray tube. To his left is written "Spy" and under the picture is printed "Sir William Crookes". Is in a brown frame. Men of the Day portrait originally published by Vanity Fair on May 21, 1903. Caption on original reads: "ubi Crookes ibi lux".



Artist Sir Leslie Ward

Artist Details

Signed Name Spy

Signature Location to the left of Crookes

Height 14.75

Length 0

Width 10.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1


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Image Caption CMY3940



Date DEC 12,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Some scratches around the frame