Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871) English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer and botanist son of Frederick William Herschel (1738-1822)



This is a Digital Image not an actual print
Engraved by the English engraver Daniel John Pound (1820-1894) after the original carte de visite photograph by the English photographer John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901).
Published in The Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages 1858-62. Originally presented with The Illustrated News of the World

Steel engraving
Original image size approx. 170 x 215 mm
Digital image size 2669 x 3399 px
22.6 cm x 28.8 cm (300 ppi)