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Edward Sabine (1788–1883)

Photo credit: The Royal Society

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A bust of Edward Sabine with his head turned to the left as viewed. He wears a double-breasted jacket with looped necktie. His hair is styled in right hand parting and he has side whiskers. The bust is set on a square marble pedestal.

The Royal Society

London


Date

1859–1860

Medium

marble

Measurements

H 61 x W 48 x D 27 cm;
Plinth: H 13.4 x W 25.5 x D 19.5 cm

Accession number

RS.13601

Acquisition method

presented by John Peter Gassiot, 1860

Work type

Bust

Signature/marks description

on reverse: J DURHAM SC. LONDON 1860

Inscription description

on pedestal: SABINE; on reverse: MAJOR GENERAL EDWARD SABINE.


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The Royal Society

6–9 Carlton House Terrace, London, Greater London SW1Y 5AG England

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