Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Sir John Herschel
  • Oscar Gustav Rejlander
    born: Sweden ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Sir John Herschel, circa 1863
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 9.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William D. Paden
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0425

Black-and-white image of an elderly man (identified as Sir John Herschel) in a suit, viewed from the waist up. He holds a partially opened book in his proper right hand. He is leaning slightly forwards.He has a somber/sad looking expression on his face. He is looking off to the left of the composition.