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Professor Adrian J. Brown, MSc, FRS, Professor of Brewing

Photo credit: University of Birmingham

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Three-quarter-length portrait, the sitter turned slightly to the right and looking at the viewer, with his right hand on his lapel. He is wearing an academic gown and hood. Professor Adrian Brown was born in Burton-upon-Trent and from 1899 to 1919 was a Professor of Brewing in the University of Birmingham's School of Brewing and Malting. He served on the National Products Committee of the Royal Society during the war and held his post at the University of Birmingham until his death.

University of Birmingham





oil on canvas


H 106.7 x W 76.2 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from W. Waters Butler, 1920

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Inscription description

Brown with the University's first Professor of Brewing, 1900-1919


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