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Sir Julian Sorell Huxley (1887-1975), Biologist and writer

Sitter in 56 portraits
Zoologist, philosopher and public servant; Huxley, brother of the novelist Aldous Huxley, was a pioneer in the scientific field-study of animal behaviour, a key contributor to the understanding of evolution, an early advocate of conservation and an influential popularizer of science. His critically acclaimed book Evolution: the Modern Synthesis was published in 1942. He went on to become the first Director-General of UNESCO (1946) and a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund.

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6534

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Mark Gertler
oil on canvas, 1927
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6534

6509

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Robin Craig Guthrie
pen and ink and crayon, 1930s?
NPG 6509

5041

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Rupert Shephard
chalk, 1960
NPG 5041

Ax140795

Group including Sir Julian and Juliette Huxley and Julian Morrell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 18 May 1920
NPG Ax140795

Ax141211

Group of visitors at Garsington

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1921
NPG Ax141211

Ax141500

Philip Edward Morrell; Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1924
NPG Ax141500

Ax142562

'Aunt Birdie Julian Huxley, Juliette, me and Christopher'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, June 1926
NPG Ax142562

x37039

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 1 December 1926
NPG x37039

x37040

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 1 December 1926
NPG x37040

Ax143212

The Huxley family

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1929
NPG Ax143212

x84302

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 1931
NPG x84302

x84303

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, November 1931
NPG x84303

x81164

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 3 November 1931
NPG x81164

x81165

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 3 November 1931
NPG x81165

x81166

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 3 November 1931
NPG x81166

x81167

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 3 November 1931
NPG x81167

x21130

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x21130