Richard Owen, F.R.S.Hunterian professor and conservator of the museum of the Royal College of Surgeons.
London. 1st. January 1852 by W. Walker, excudit, 64, Margaret St. Cavendish Sq.
Mezzotint. Sheet size: 410 x 330mm (16 x 13"). Unexamined out of frame. Foxing to sheet. Wormholes to upper left of printed area.
A portrait of English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist Sir Richard Owen FRS (1804 - 1892). Despite being a controversial figure, Owen is generally considered to have been an outstanding naturalist with a remarkable gift for interpreting fossils.
Ex Collection: Sir Charles Lyell.
[Ref: 37472] £360.00