Rod. I. Murchison [facsimile signature.]
[Ipswich: George Ransome, c.1851.]
Lithograph on india paper, with large margins, stamped Ipswich Museum, image 290 x 240mm. 11½ x 9½".
Portrait of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792 - 1871), geologist and geographer; seated holding a hammer, eye-glass on a chord around his neck. Murchison named and described the Silurian system and travelled extensively throughout Europe and Russia studying geological structures. President of Geological Society, 1831 and Royal Geographical Society, 1843. This print published for Ipswich Museum Portraits, with museum blindstamp lower right.
[Ref: 24932] £220.00