Portrait of Charles Moore F.G.S. (1815 - 1881)

 
Portrait of Charles Moore F.G.S. (1815 - 1881)
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

Palaeontologist and geologist. Was elected a fellow of the Geological Society in 1854. In Bath he made his important discovery of Rheatic Beds, which had previously been overlooked. From these beds Moore obtained twenty nine teeth of the one of the oldest known mammals. The backdrop to this fascinating portrait appears to show reproductions of geological maps and orders of the strata in the Bath area.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
48719
Collection Reference
 
Portraits - Moore, Charles F.G.S.
Original Width (mm)
 
160
Original Height (mm)
 
210
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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