William Thomson, Baron Kelvin(1824-1907), Mathematician, physicist and inventor
Sitter in 30 portraits
Professor of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow, for over fifty years and a dominant figure in nineteenth-century physics; famous for many researches, notably in electro- and thermodynamics; introduced absolute temperature scale, its unit being named in his honour.
by Kodak Ltd, published by Charles William Faulkner & Co ('C.W.F. & Co')
bromide postcard print, circa 1904
by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 29 April 1897