The J. Paul Getty Museum

Professor Owen, F.R.S.

Object Details

Title:

Professor Owen, F.R.S.

Artist/Maker:

Maull & Polyblank (British, active 1850s - 1860s)

Place:

London, England (Place Created)

Date:

negative about 1856; print 1859

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.949.4.1

Dimensions:

20 × 14.7 cm (7 7/8 × 5 13/16 in.)

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Object Description

Portrait of Professor Richard Owen standing with his fingertips resting on a crocodile skull attached to a mount that sits on a table beside him. He wears long robes with a stole over his shoulders.