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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

(1911-2002), Organic chemist

Sitter in 12 portraits
An organic Chemist, Jones was Waynfleet Professor of Chemistry at Oxford University, 1955-78. He published widely on the structure and synthesis of natural products, particularly steroids, terpenes and vitamins, and also gave his name to 'Jones Oxidation', the chromic acid oxidation of secondary alcohols to ketones in acetone. Jones chaired numerous academic and public committees and won several awards, including the Davy Medal of the Royal Society. He was instrumental in the formation of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1980.

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones, by Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon) - NPG 6131

Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon)
pencil, 1990
NPG 6131

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1950
NPG x90041

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 1950
NPG x99440

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 1950
NPG x99441

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 1950
NPG x99442

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, May 1950
NPG x190786

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, May 1950
NPG x190787

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Walter Bird
bromide print, 12 December 1964
NPG x168650

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 November 1965
NPG x176454

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 November 1965
NPG x176455

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 November 1965
NPG x176456

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Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 22 December 1970
NPG x172774

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