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Portrait of Thomas Tyrer (1844-1918), Chemist
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Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer
Medium: Medium unknown
Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 9.7 cm
Collection: Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology – As a supplement to the Dibner Library for the History of Science and Technology’s collection of written works by scientists, engineers, natural philosophers, and inventors, the library also has a collection of thousands of portraits of these individuals. The portraits come in a variety of formats: drawings, woodcuts, engravings, paintings, and photographs, all collected by donor Bern Dibner. Presented here are a few photos from the collection, from the late 19th and early 20th century.
Repository: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Accession number: SIL14-T003-13
Image from page 375 of “Persia past and present; a book of travel and research, with more than two hundred illustrations and a map” (1906)
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Title: Persia past and present; a book of travel and research, with more than two hundred illustrations and a map
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Jackson, A. V. Williams (Abraham Valentine Williams), 1862-1937
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company London, Macmillan & Co., ltd.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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Text Appearing Before Image:
round the right flank of the mountain, not farfrom the base of the cliff where the Gotarzes panel is cut.Pointing out the direction, they led me around the spur andthen up a slight incline to a place where stood a huge boulderof stone, some twenty feet in circumference and ten in height,carved on three sides with life-size figures in low relief. As Icould not take a photograph, because it was too late in theafternoon, I made careful notes of the sculptures and shalldescribe them with more detail than might otherwise benecessary. The middle figure, facing the natural approach up themound, is a bearded personage, with mustache and hairdistinctly marked, and wearing upon the head a roundish cap. 1 For the history of Gotarzes, and linson, Sixth Oriental Monarchy, pp. for bibliographical references concern- 249-261, Mr. Eabino kindly sent me ing the inscription, see Justi, Grundr. notes regarding the Greek inscription iran. Philol. 2. 504-505 ; cf. also Raw- to supplement my own memoranda.
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Flanbins Sketch of the Gotarzes Sculpture
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